Brittney Mada (she/her) serves as the firm’s Pro Bono Counsel. Pro bono means “for the public good,” referring to services rendered for free or at a lower cost. Her role as pro bono counsel is twofold. Brittney enriches the firm’s pro bono program as a member of the firm’s pro bono practice group encouraging and facilitating pro bono participation throughout the firm and tending to the firm’s relationship with legal aid providers and partner organizations. Additionally, Brittney represents pro bono clients by holding space for and promoting the legal interests of those denied access, experiencing acute or enduring capacity limitations, and/or who are otherwise restricted from meaningful involvement in legal processes.
Brittney joined the firm having been an Equal Justice Works Victims Justice Corps intern and a crime victim attorney with Montana Legal Services Association, Montana’s only legal aid, non-profit law firm where she provided legal services ancillary to the criminal justice system prioritizing client autonomy and agency, informed self-determination, and participation.
Brittney graduated, with a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution and a Pro Bono Honors designation, from Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana. Brittney is an Executive Committee Board Member for CASA of Yellowstone County and a small business owner. Brittney leverages experience working with nonprofits across Montana including having been a CASA in Missoula County, volunteering with the Community Dispute Resolution Center of Missoula, and working for SAFE Harbor in Lake County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County, and VISIONS Service Adventures in Bozeman.
Originally from Frenchtown, Montana, Brittney is an insatiable reader, voracious linguist, novice seamstress, experimental home chef, hobbyist fitness buff, and drone pilot supported and driven in all endeavors by her partner, family, and animal(s).
- Pro Bono
Fort Peck Tribal Court
Northern Cheyenne Tribal Court
2020 – J.D., University of Montana School of Law
2013 – B.S., Montana State University, Political Science
Prior Experience (Employment)
Crime Victim Attorney, Montana Legal Service Association
CASA of Yellowstone County – Executive Committee Board Member