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Meet the U.S. Attorney

Jesse Laslovich, United States Attorney, District of Montana


U.S. Attorney


Jesse Laslovich is the U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana. President Biden nominated Laslovich on Jan. 31, 2022, and the U.S. Senate confirmed him on May 17, 2022.  Laslovich took the oath of office on June 2, 2022, before U.S. District Judge Dana L. Christensen.

As the chief federal law enforcement officer, Laslovich oversees all federal criminal prosecutions and civil litigation on behalf of the U.S. government. The district has offices in Helena, Great Falls, Missoula, Butte and Billings.

Previously, Laslovich served as regional vice president for SCL Health Montana-Wyoming since 2017. From 2009 to 2016, Laslovich was chief legal counsel in the office of the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, where he prosecuted securities fraud cases. During 2011 and 2012, Laslovich also served as a special assistant U.S. attorney on securities cases in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Montana. And from 2007 to 2008, Laslovich was the lead consumer protection attorney in the Montana Attorney General’s Office, in the Montana Department of Justice. Laslovich began his legal career at Datsopoulos, MacDonald & Lind, P.C. in Missoula and also taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Montana School of Law for two semesters.

As one of the youngest Montanans ever elected to the Montana Legislature, Laslovich first served in the House of Representatives from 2001 through 2004 and then in the Senate from 2005 to 2010, representing Anaconda-Deer Lodge, Granite, and Powell counties. 

Laslovich received his J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law in 2006 and his B.A., with high honors, from the University of Montana in 2003.

Updated July 19, 2022