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Lynda Butler

Attorney - Educator

Work experience

1997Present

Guardian ad Litem

  • Expertise in working with children beginning at birth, insuring that the child(ren)'s best interests are presented to the Court. 
  • Recommendations include, but are not limited to, health and educational services as well as placement in a safe environment.
1988Present

Trial Attorney

  • School Law
  • Criminal representation of clients charges with felonies and misdemeanors
  • Family Law
  • Attorney and staff training and supervision
  • Represented clients involved in Dependency Court Actions
  • Represented youth involved in Alternative Residential Placements and Youth at Risk Petitions
  • Representation of clients at the appellate level
  • Performed legal research, investigations, client interviews, draft pleadings and correspondence
19861988

Reading and Study Skills Teacher

Curtis High School, Tacoma, WA
19841986

Title I Reading/Math Teacher

Belgrade Public Schools, Belgrade, MT
  • Developed and taught 5th-8th grade Chapter I Reading and Math programs

Education

1989

Juris Doctor

Seattle University School of Law
19841985

Courses towards Masters Degree

Montana State University - Billings

33 credits

1983

Bachelor of Science

Montana State University - Billings

Major: Elementary Education