MONTANA LEGAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION

Address
616 HELENA AVE SUITE 100
HELENA, MT 59601
Contact
Website: http://www.mtlsa.org
Phone: +1 (406) 442-9830
Nonprofit
NTEE: I80 - Legal Services
EIN: 81-0298262

Mission

TO PROVIDE FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN NON-CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS OR MATTERS TO PERSONS IN THE STATE OF MONTANA FINANCIALLY UNABLE TO AFFORD LEGAL ASSISTANCE.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1966
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
AssociationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$102,795.00$99,816.00$97,835.00$95,583.00$93,029.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$98,864.00$96,000.00$94,101.00$91,942.00$80,503.00
Number of employees9787826963
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers000015
Number of highly compensated contractors00000
Personnel
Booth, Marie
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated person MARIE BOOTHMARIE BOOTH  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00  
Buehler, Craig
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personCRAIG BUEHLERCRAIG BUEHLERCRAIG BUEHLERCRAIG BUEHLERCRAIG BUEHLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Chambers, Alissa
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated personALISSA L CHAMBERSALISSA L CHAMBERSALISSA L CHAMBERSALISSA L CHAMBERS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Elkins, Nancy
Title  TRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person  NANCY ELKINSNANCY ELKINSNANCY ELKINS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gordon, Stacey
Title  VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  STACEY GORDONSTACEY GORDONSTACEY GORDON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross, Jordan
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEE   
Name of key/compensated personJORDAN GROSSJORDAN GROSS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Holden, Jason
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personJASON HOLDEN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Johnson, Andrew
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personANDREW JOHNSON    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Johnson, Kathleen
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personKATHLEEN JOHNSONKATHLEEN JOHNSONKATHLEEN JOHNSONKATHLEEN JOHNSONKATHLEEN JOHNSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Larson, John
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personHON JOHN LARSONHON JOHN LARSONHON JOHN LARSONHON JOHN LARSONHON JOHN LARSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Matt, Terryl
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personTERRYL MATTTERRYL MATTTERRYL MATTTERRYL MATTTERRYL MATT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
McGee, Dawn
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personDAWN MCGEEDAWN MCGEEDAWN MCGEEDAWN MCGEEDAWN MCGEE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
McLean, Daniel
Title    PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person    DANIEL N MCLEAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Patten, James
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTSECREATARY/TREASURER
Name of key/compensated personJAMES A PATTENJAMES A PATTENJAMES A PATTENJAMES A PATTENJAMES A PATTEN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Paul, Alison
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personALISON PAULALISON PAULALISON PAULALISON PAULALISON PAUL
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$98,864.00$96,000.00$94,101.00$91,942.00$80,503.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$12,843.00$11,872.00$11,138.00$10,959.00$12,479.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Probasco, Peggy
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personPEGGY PROBASCOPEGGY PROBASCOPEGGY PROBASCOPEGGY PROBASCOPEGGY PROBASCO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Reeves, Mary
TitleSECREATARY/TREASURERSECREATARY/TREASURERSECREATARY/TREASURERSECREATARY/TREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personMARY REEVESMARY REEVESMARY REEVESMARY REEVES 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Shepherd, Mary
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personMARY LEE SHEPHERDMARY LEE SHEPHERDMARY LEE SHEPHERDMARY LEE SHEPHERDMARY LEE SHEPHERD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Veazey, Tara
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personTARA VEAZEYTARA VEAZEYTARA VEAZEYTARA VEAZEYTARA VEAZEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Youngworth, Terry
Title   TRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   TERRY YOUNGWORTHTERRY YOUNGWORTH
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Zadick, Gary
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person GARY ZADICKGARY ZADICKGARY ZADICKGARY ZADICK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE LOW INCOME MONTANANS IN NON-CRIMINAL CASESPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE LOW INCOME MONTANANS IN NON-CRIMINAL CASESPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE LOW INCOME MONTANANS IN NON-CRIMINAL CASESPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE LOW INCOME MONTANANS IN NON-CRIMINAL CASESPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE LOW INCOME MONTANANS IN NON-CRIMINAL CASES
Program service expenses, total$2,886,073.00$2,306,007.00$2,313,418.00$2,144,494.00$2,394,780.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROVISION OF FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN NON-CRIMINAL CASES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS IN MONTANA
Program expenses$2,886,073.00$2,306,007.00$2,313,418.00$2,144,494.00$2,394,780.00
Program revenue$2,096.00$30,646.00$147,748.00$115,805.00$327,482.00
Program descriptionPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN NON-CRIMINAL CASES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS IN MONTANAPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN NON-CRIMINAL CASES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS IN MONTANAPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN NON-CRIMINAL CASES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS IN MONTANAPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN NON-CRIMINAL CASES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS IN MONTANAPROVISION OF FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN NON-CRIMINAL CASES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS IN MONTANA
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,005,407.00$3,464,274.00$2,972,364.00$2,869,786.00$3,061,530.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$3,002,401.00$3,432,626.00$2,823,571.00$2,753,186.00$2,733,242.00
Investment income, current yr$910.00$1,002.00$1,045.00$795.00$806.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$3,002,401.00$3,432,626.00$2,823,571.00$2,753,186.00$2,733,242.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$2,096.00$30,646.00$147,748.00$115,805.00$327,482.00
Gross receipts$3,005,407.00$3,464,274.00$2,972,364.00$2,869,786.00$3,061,530.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$2,731,945.00$2,911,457.00$2,575,015.00$2,732,075.00$2,523,621.00
Revenue from all other contributions$270,456.00$521,169.00$248,556.00$21,111.00$209,621.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$910.00$1,002.00$1,045.00$795.00$806.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$3,436,777.00$3,165,024.00$2,973,283.00$2,814,088.00$2,999,197.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,886,073.00$2,306,007.00$2,313,418.00$2,144,494.00$2,394,780.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$515,470.00$815,716.00$614,609.00$631,387.00$604,417.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$35,234.00$43,301.00$45,256.00$38,207.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$1,000.00$285.00$3,183.00$3,044.00$5,980.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$831,254.00$1,113,980.00$845,582.00$840,945.00$826,209.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,113,980.00$845,582.00$840,945.00$826,209.00$685,478.00
Total liabilities$425,667.00$277,023.00$310,008.00$304,452.00$345,414.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$277,023.00$310,008.00$304,452.00$345,414.00$267,016.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$450,549.00$470,813.00$348,207.00$226,696.00$344,170.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$129,738.00$576,228.00$350,985.00$378,477.00$313,823.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$275,849.00$260,729.00$184,589.00$158,016.00$166,972.00
Net assets$405,587.00$836,957.00$535,574.00$536,493.00$480,795.00
Net assets, beginning of year$836,957.00$535,574.00$536,493.00$480,795.00$418,462.00
Other assets$25,245.00$7,421.00$8,248.00$9,645.00$50,519.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$187,024.00$492,377.00$359,282.00$471,346.00$265,544.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$492,377.00$359,282.00$471,346.00$265,544.00$212,246.00
Escrow or custodial account liability$17,625.00$455.00$1,282.00$2,679.00$46,945.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$431,370.00$299,250.00-$919.00$55,698.00$62,333.00
Accounts receivable, net$121,594.00$97,571.00$103,308.00$95,894.00$89,706.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$33,099.00$18,310.00$7,737.00$11,692.00$25,360.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$273,290.00$255,465.00$225,057.00$253,269.00$258,875.00
Deferred revenue$134,752.00$21,103.00$83,669.00$48,504.00$39,594.00
Total net assets or fund balances$405,587.00$836,957.00$535,574.00$536,493.00$480,795.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$13,745.00$21,677.00$23,172.00$25,239.00$25,239.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1414151515
Number of independent voting members1414151515
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-292018-01-032016-09-032015-10-062014-10-22
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201841099349300119201703179349307865201641239349301314201542659349300764201411819349300771
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