Mclaughlin hired as court administrator
HELENA, Montana: This Tuesday, July 12, Beth Mclaughlin was hired as the new court administrator for the judicial branch. She was selected from a field of five finalists and will replace Lois Menzies, who retired in June 2011. 
Comments from the supreme court
- "Beth is very well qualified for the position" and "She has worked with district courts and courts of limited jurisdiction throughout Montana. She will make a great administrator." 
- - Chief Justice Mike McGrath
- "McLaughlin's extensive background with human resources, her breadth of experience with the judicial branch and the relationship that she has built with the court's various constituencies will serve the judicial branch well."  - Justice Beth Baker
Mclaughlin is the former director of court services for the branch and has experience working with district courts and courts of limited jurisdiction throughout Montana. She has worked with the judicial branch as court services director since 2002 and will begin her new job with a base salary of $95,000.
She is a graduate of Butte High School and the University of Montana.
|This article was written by Kevin Kelly, an Assistant Staff Writer for the State Courts Project on Judgepedia. He can be reached at email@example.com.|