Missoula County Attorney's Office
Faculty Supervisor: Professor Jordan Gross
Supervising Attorney: Kirsten Pabst, Jason Marks, Suzy Boylan, Jennifer Clark
Prerequisite: Professional Responsibility
Pre- or co-requisites: Criminal Procedure – Investigative; Criminal Procedure - AdjudicativeAreas of Emphases: Criminal law; dependency and neglect proceedings; land use planning; litigation; legal research and writing; negotiation; oral and written communication; cross-professional collaboration
- Appear in court
- Communicate and negotiate with opposing counsel and pro se defendants
- Work with county departments
- Interview witnesses
- Perform legal research
- Draft motions.
The Missoula County Attorney's office represents the State of Montana in criminal, civil, and quasi-criminal cases in the Justice and District Courts. The County Attorney's Office also represents and advises other county departments, boards, fire districts, and planning. Students work in the areas of public health, mental commitments, juvenile justice, child welfare, special victims, and land-use planning. Students are required to undergo a background check and fingerprinting.