2018 MTLA AWARDS
The recipients of MTLA's annual awards for excellence were 

announced in Missoula at MTLA's 2018 Annual Convention. 
(Click photo for full video of individual presentations)


Trial Lawyer of The Year - Nathan Wagner, Missoula
For Outstanding Trial Advocacy


Career Achievement Award - Tom Beers, Missoula

For His Enduring Contributions To The Citizens Of Montana
And The Practice Of Law As A Fierce Advocate For His Clients,
As A Talented Lawyer Unafraid Of Trying Cases, And For
Utilizing The Civil Justice System To Serve A Broader Societal Good.


Appellate Advocacy Award - Pat Fox, Helena
For Outstanding Appellate Advocacy


Outstanding New Lawyer - Anthony Jackson, Bozeman
For Professional Excellence In Trial Practice

And Service To MTLA And Montana's Citizens


Al Smith Public Service Award - Representative Jenny Eck, Helena

For Her Service As An Advocate For Consumers And The Civil Justice System 
On The Judiciary Committee And The House Floor


Citizens Award - Jackie Gardner, Livingston
For Her Selfless Efforts To Protect Montana Families 

From Medical Billing Abuses and Health Insurance Bad Faith



Awards Criteria


Previous Award Recipients