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Kirsten Pabst

Missoula County Attorney

Missoula County Attorney's Office

Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst is the elected prosecutor for Missoula County, Montana and serves on the Executive Committee of the National District Attorneys Association [NDAA] Board of Directors. Ms. Pabst graduated from the University of Montana School of Law and has been trying complex cases and teaching trial practice at the local, state and national levels for the past 25 years. In her role as County Attorney, Kirsten supervises the civil and criminal divisions which serve multiple law enforcement agencies and county departments. Kirsten frequently speaks, lobbies, writes, and testifies on topics including secondary trauma & organizational resilience, criminal justice reform, and domestic violence and is a frequent lecturer for organizations such as NDAA, the Montana County Attorneys Association, the Alexander Blewitt III School of Law, and state chapters of Women in Law Enforcement.

Kirsten has been named Criminal Justice Professional of the Year and recently received two national achievement awards for her work in the evolving field of organizational resilience and employee well-being. She chairs NDAA’s Prosecutor Wellbeing Task Force. Recently the U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Unit bestowed its highest honor upon Ms. Pabst for her office’s longstanding partnership with the agency and her commitment to protecting the people, property and natural resources of the region.

Outside of the office, Kirsten enjoys making art, wrangling horses, spending time with her family, and serves on the board of directors for the Back Country Horsemen of Missoula.

Product Type
On Demand

Well-being Taskforce: Vibrant Leadership: The Journey Toward Healthy

Kirsten Pabst
56 Minutes
Audio and Video

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