Gov. Gianforte Solicits Public Comment on Eighth Judicial District Judge Applicants

Governor's Office
  • June 02 2021

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte today announced he is seeking public comment on applicants to the vacancy in the Eighth Judicial District (Cascade County). 

Members of the public can provide letters of support or other comments regarding the applicants through Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 5 p.m.

The governor has received applications from the following attorneys whose applications may be found at

  • Rebekah J. French
  • David Joseph Grubich
  • Michele Reinhart Levine
  • Tracy Labin Rhodes
  • Matthew S. Robertson

Members of the public should submit letters or other comments by email to, by fax to (406) 444-4151, or by mail to Attn: Hannah Slusser, Governor’s Office, PO Box 200801, Helena, MT 59620.

Letters or other comments submitted will be publicly available and posted at

Applicants must receive at least three letters of support to be considered for appointment by the governor.

The governor’s appointee, who will be named in July 2021, is subject to election in 2022.