Law firm hired as Hill County public defender
The law firm that's served as Havre's city prosecutor has been hired to provide public defender service for Hill County.
Brian Lilletvedt of Bosch Kuhr Dugdale Martin and Kaze PLLP said today the Hill County Commission awarded a contract to the firm earlier this month. The contract also includes the firm Altman and Boucher.
"Certainly a financial motive was part of our decision to change," he said, adding that a number of lawyers with the firm have extensive criminal defense experience.
The firm's contract with the city expires at the end of this month, Lilletvedt said.
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