Missoula City Attorney's Office

Academic Year/Summer

Faculty Supervisor: Professor Jordan Gross

Supervising Attorney: Jim Nugent, Keithi Worthington, Susan Aaberg

Prerequisite: Professional Responsibility

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

Areas of Emphases: Criminal law (primary); civil law; litigation; legal research and writing; negotiation; oral and written communication

Sample Projects

  • Court appearances
  • Communicate and negotiate with defense counsel and pro se defendants
  • Interview witnesses
  • Conduct legal research
  • Draft motions

General Information

The Missoula City Attorney's office prosecutes misdemeanor criminal offenses in Missoula Municipal Court and represents the City of Missoula in civil matters.  Students in this placement need to be available either Mondays or Fridays  for court at 8:30 and 3:30.  Students are required to undergo a background check and fingerprinting.