If you have a case in Montana state or federal court, you will need and want Montana counsel. In Montana federal court, non-resident lawyers may be admitted pro hac vice upon motion of local counsel, who “must participate actively in all phases of the case.” U.S. Dist. Court for the Dist. of Montana Local Rule 83.1(d)(5). In Montana state court, non-resident attorneys may apply for pro hac vice admission and must have Montana counsel associated as an attorney of record. Rules for Admission to the Bar of Montana, sec. IV.
As a lawyer licensed to appear in Montana state and federal court, Beth can act as your local counsel. With years of experience in state and federal court, she can advise you and your client on local rules and ensure that you understand local customs as well as the rules of practice so that your client is effectively represented.