An attorney or, more precisely, an attorney in fact, is a licensed member or the legal professions who represents a client when they defend or plead for a case. The term attorney is generally used in the United States to refer to any state-licensed lawyer.
Lawyers in Montana must be registered with the Office of the Attorney Discipline Counsel. This is to ensure that lawyers cannot practice law without a license. Lawyers must also be registered with the office in order to practice law in the state. To practice law in Montana, all attorneys must have active licenses. You can contact a local lawyer to schedule a consultation if you are interested in practicing law here.
After passing the state bar exam and graduating from law school, attorneys must take the National Bar Examination. Each state has its own requirements for law school. Some states require that attorneys be admitted to the bar in order to practice law. After completing law school you must pass the state bar exam if you want to be an attorney. After passing the bar exam, you are eligible to practice law in Montana.