Citizens Law School is set to start on Wednesday

The Le Havre Daily News team

People have the opportunity to attend free webinars giving information about the law, including Zoom sessions featured in the Timmons Room at the Hill County Courthouse.

Zoom sessions, which people can access online from any convenient location, are offered by the Montana State Bar Law Education Committee. The series of public education sessions will include a variety of law-related topics.

Hill County Attorney Lacey Lincoln, who does not oppose her bid to keep her position in the November election, said people can attend one session, multiple sessions or all eight sessions at the courthouse. justice or log in themselves on the State Bar website.

“This is a great opportunity for our community to learn about specific areas of Montana law and to raise awareness of our legal system,” Lincoln said in a statement announcing the sessions. “It’s not often that the public gets a glimpse of a Montana District Court judge’s day. Remember that no legal advice will be provided. This is for educational purposes only.

Lincoln said if people have questions or want more information, they can contact her at 406-265-5481 ext. 2423.

Citizens’ Law School will be presented on Wednesdays in October and November via Zoom. Programs will be presented by Montana practitioners with expertise in areas such as agriculture and water law, elder law, small business and labor law, criminal law, tribal law , family law and landlord-tenant law.

The full program is:

Wednesday, October 5 — Ag Law and Water Law, Hertha Lund, Lund Law, Bozemen

Wednesday, October 12 — Elder Law, Stefan Holis, Montana Elder Law Inc.

Wednesday, October 19 – Role of the Courts / A day in the life of a Montana judge, the Hon. Mike Menahan, First Judicial District, Helena

Wednesday, October 26 — Small Business and Labor Law, Amy Christensen, Christensen and Prezeau, Helena

Wednesday, November 2 — Criminal Law, United States Attorney’s Office and Brian Smith, Montana Public Defender’s Office

Wednesday, November 9 — Tribal Laws, Shane Morigeau, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

Wednesday, November 16 — Family Law, Sara Berg, Browning, Kaleczyc, Berry and Hoven, Helena

Wednesday, November 30 – Landlord-Tenant Law, Randy Snyder, Big Fork.

Programs start at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday and continue until 7:30 p.m.

People can attend via Zoom links at http://montanabar.org/cle-events or attend one or more sessions in Timmons Room at the Hill County Courthouse, doors open there at 6:15 p.m. each evening.

Jon J. Epps