Powell County Attorney's Office

Academic Year

Faculty Supervisor: Professor Jordan Gross

Supervising Attorney
: Lewis Smith

Prerequisite:  Professional Responsibility

Pre- or co-requisites: Criminal Procedure – Investigative; Criminal Procedure - Adjudicative

Areas of Emphases:  Criminal law; litigation; legal research and writing; negotiation; oral and written communication; cross-professional collaboration

 Sample Projects

  •   Appear in court
  •   Communicate and negotiate with opposing counsel and pro se defendants
  •   Interview witnesses
  •   Perform legal research
  •   Draft motions

General Information

 The Powell County Attorney's Office represents the State of Montana in criminal, civil, and quasi-criminal cases in Justice and District Court. In addition to handling general criminal prosecutions for Powell County, the Powell County Attorney’s Office prosecutes all felonies and high misdemeanors committed by inmates at the Montana State Prison. The Powell County Attorney’s Office also prosecutes all escape charges in the state of Montana, regardless of the location of the detention facility.