The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Berger appointed as new judge


February 1, 2017

Late last month, Montana Governor Steve Bullock appointed a new 5th Judicial District Judge.

According to Montana State Supreme Court Administrator Beth McLaughlin, Bullock named Lewis and Clark County Deputy Attorney Luke Berger to the position that covers Jefferson, Madison, and Beaverhead Counties.

He will take over for Judge Loren Tucker whose last day in the position was Friday, January 27.

Berger was one of three finalists for the position. The other two finalists for the position were Lori Ann Harshbarger of Whitehall and Beaverhead County Attorney Jed Clayton Fish.

Berger is subje...

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