The following matters are some of the cases which have survived the screening process mandated by 28 U.S.C. § 1915 and in which pro se plaintiffs have requested the appointment of counsel. Although motions for appointment of counsel have been denied without prejudice, the Court will still consider the appointment of counsel if a member of the bar is willing to provide pro bono representation in the case. You do not need to be on the Court’s Civil Pro Bono Panel to provide representation in any of these cases.
If you are interested in providing pro bono representation in any of these cases please contact the Court’s Pro Bono Coordinator Michelle Badaruddin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-542-7277.
|Case Name||Case Number||Case Status||Nature of Claim|
|Bjork v. Slaughter, et al.||18cv107-H-DLC-JTJ||Trial scheduled for 11/8/2021||8th Amendment strip search and 1st Amendment retaliation claims|
|Bretz v. U.S., et al.||19cv73-BLG-SPW-TJC||Terminal F&R issued 6/3/2021||Non-Prisoner medical care/negligence|
|Ellison v. Yellowstone Cty||18cv56-BLG-BMM-JTJ||Stayed until 3/9/22||14th Amendment denial of food and failure to protect|
|Harrison v Baumann et al.||20-77-GF-BMM||Discovery end 9/10/21; Mtns due 10/8/21||Prisoner Excessive Force|
|Huggler v. State of Montana||19-39-BLG-SPW-TJC||Discovery ends 8/20/21; Mtns due 9/20/21||Non-prisoner civil rights|
|Little Dog v. Cooper et al.||18cv97-M-JTJ||Trial scheduled for 1/25/2022||1st Amendment religion claims against Flathead County defendants|
|Martinez v. Correctional Health Partners||19cv93-BLG-TJC||Discovery due 8/27/21; Mtns due 9/27/21||Pretrial detainee 14th Amendment medical care claims at YCDF|
|Reckley v. Village Health et al.||19cv119-M-DLC-KLD||Bench trial 12/6/21||Non-Prisoner ADA/Rehabilitation Act claims|
|Shreves v. Harris, et al.||18cv97-H-DLC-JTJ||MSJ filed 4/20/2021; Mtns hrg 9/27/2021||Prisoner 1st Amendment retaliation claims|
|Tsosie v. Billings, et al.||19cv64-BLG-BMM-TJC||Terminal F&R issued 8/4/2021||Arrestee/pretrial detainee denial of medical care claims|
|Walker v. Crossroads, et al.||19cv73-GF-BMM-JTJ||Discovery ends 4/16/21; Mtns due 5/21/21||Prisoner 8th Amendment medical/restraint claim.|
|Warner v. Hill, et al.||19cv103-M-DLC-KLD||MSJ filed 2/9/2021||Pre-trial detainee conditions claims against Montana State Hospital defendants|
|Weeks v. Dr. Hurst, et al.||20cv01-H-DLC-JTJ||MSJ filed 4/9/21||Prisoner 8th Amendment medical care claim|
|Tackett v. US DHHS||21cv37-M-BMM||Mtns to Dismiss filed 8/10/2021||Health care discrimination/personal injury|
This chart is only current as of August 25, 2021. Please check PACER or contact the Court’s Pro Bono Coordinator Michelle Badaruddin at email@example.com or 406-542-7277 for the most up to date case status.