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Montana Supreme Court

Judicial Nomination Commission
Members  
Hal Harper
1608 Gold Rush Avenue
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 443-4411
Appointed by: Governor
Term ending: 1/1/2019
Janice Bishop
532 South Avenue East
Missoula, MT 59801
jbjmarks@msn.com
(406)543-4290
Appointed by: Governor
Term ending: 1/1/2020
Richard A. Simonton
207 W. Bell Street
P.O. Box 1249
Glendive, MT 59330-1249
(406) 377-2666
Elected by: District Court Judges
Term ending: 12/31/2017
Lane Larson
1417 Cedar Canyon Road
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 256-6316
Llsd22@yahoo.com
Appointed by: Governor
Term ending:01/01/2017
Elizabeth A. Halverson
1631 Zimmerman Trail, Ste. 2
Billings, MT 59102
(406) 294-2020
Ehalverson@halversonlaw.net
Appointed by: Supreme Court
Term ending: 01/01/2017
Karl J. Englund
401 North Washington Street
P.O. Box 8358
Missoula, Montana 59807
(406) 721-2729
Appointed by: Supreme Court
Term ending: 12/31/2019
Nancy Zadick
1901 Whispering Ridge Drive
Great Falls, MT  59405
(406) 452-6049
nancyzadick@gmail.com
Appointed by: Governor
Term ending: 01/01/2018
 

Term: 4 years

4 - Lay members appointed by governor (non-judicial, non-attorney)
1 - Elected by the district judges
2 - Appointed by the Montana Supreme Court

Composed of: seven members, four lay members from different geographical areas of the state who are appointed by the Governor; two attorneys appointed by the Supreme Court (one from that part of the state that is composed of judicial districts 1 through 5, 9, 11, and 18 through 21; and one from that part of the state that is composed of judicial districts 6 through 8, 10, and 12 through 17); and one district judge who is elected by the district judges. Commission members serve a four-year term and are not eligible for nomination to a judicial office during their term on the commission or for one year thereafter.

Rules of the Judicial Nomination Commission