Monday, September 4 - Labor Day
Monday, October 9 - Columbus Day
Friday, November 10 - Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23 - Thanksgiving
Monday, December 25 - Christmas
Monday, January 1 - New Years Day
Jacklyn from the Self Help Law Library will be in the Courthouse on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help pro se (without an attorney) individuals.
Online Jury Questionnaire
The online questionnaire program is not compatible with most mobile devices.
Affidavit for Excusal(DOCX, 16KB)
Your signature does NOT need to be notarized.
Public Access Portal
Provides online access to court records and the court calendar. Use dropdown to select Lewis and Clark District Court.
Upcoming Jury Trials
Not Feeling Well? Please email or call the jury clerk at 406-447-8225.
The Clerk of District Court office is a constitutionally required office mandated, by statute, to perform the following duties:
Copies and Search Request should be emailed to CDCSearches.
Information about small claims cases can be found in Justice Court.
Information about birth certificates or death certificates can be found at the Clerk and Recorder's Office
The Clerk of District Court for Lewis and Clark County does not process passport applications. Please contact the U.S. Post Office at 406-443-3304. You can also visit the Bureau of Consular Affair, U.S. Department of State.
The use of computers and continued automation of courts is essential to management of the District Court system. Lewis and Clark County's District Court continues to receive significant financial and technical support from the Supreme Court Administrator's Office through the automation program. The goal of the Department is to use advancements in computerization and automation to provide accurate and efficient service to the public.
Updated October 26, 2021(PDF, 37KB)
HB 403 Fee Changes Effective July 1, 2013(DOC, 26KB)
2022 Local Court Rules(PDF, 4MB)
2023 Local Court Rules(PDF, 264KB) effective January 1, 2023
Per the judges of the First Judicial District Court, we will only accept single-sided documents.
OPEN: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Angie Sparks - Clerk of Court
Lisa Kallio - Deputy Clerk and District Court Supervisor
Cindi Colbert - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge Mike Menahan
Katy Fields - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge Mike McMahon
Farrah Looney - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge Kathy Seeley
Brittney Wilburn - Deputy Clerk and Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff for Judge Christopher Abbott
Shelley Walt- Deputy Clerk and Back-Up Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff
Ashely Cummings - Deputy Clerk and Back-Up Scheduling Clerk / Bailiff
Charity Axtmann- Deputy Clerk and Jury Clerk