Gov. Gianforte Solicits Public Comment on 13th, 18th Judicial District Judge Applicants
HELENA,MT (STL.News) Governor Greg Gianforte today announced he is seeking public comment on applicants to the vacancies in the 13th Judicial District (Yellowstone County) and 18th Judicial District (Gallatin County).
Members of the public can provide letters of support or other comments regarding the applicants through Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 5 p.m.
The governor has received applications from the following attorneys whose applications may be found at nominatejudges.mt.gov:
Thirteenth Judicial District Judgeship (Yellowstone County):
Charles Brent Brooks
Eighteenth Judicial District Judgeship (Gallatin County):
Audrey Schultz Cromwell
Members of the public should submit letters or other comments by email to email@example.com, by fax to (406) 444-4151, or by mail to Attn: Hannah Slusser, Governor’s Office, PO Box 200801, Helena, MT 59620.
Letters or other comments submitted will be publicly available and posted at nominatejudges.mt.gov.
Applicants must receive at least three letters of support to be considered for appointment by the governor.
The governor’s appointees, who will be named no later than December 13, 2021, are authorized to begin service in January 2022.