Attorney / Public Administrator

elected County Attorney / Public Adminstrator

Mary Ann Ries

(R) 2019-2022


20 4th Avenue SW, Suite 315, Conrad, Montana 59425-2342

(located on the top floor of the Courthouse)

Mary Ann Ries, County Attorney

(406) 271-4050

(406) 271-4034 fax

Rose M. Johns, Paralegal

(406) 271-4050

(406) 271-4034 fax


(406) 271-4050

(406) 271-4034 fax



Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(excluding holidays)


The County Attorney is an elected official who represents Pondera County in civil matters and the State of Montana in criminal cases.  The County Attorney directs prosecution of felony cases that originate in the county, handle civil claims for the county, and advise and assist county departments and entities in legal matters. The County Attorney may act as a special prosecutor for other counties and state agencies.  Also, the County Attorney handles all prosecution of both felonies and misdemeanors in Pondera County.  The position is responsible for handling civil matters for the State of Montana such as juvenile cases, involuntary civil commitments, guardianships, and all Youth In Need of Care matters for the Department of Family Services.

2020 Pondera County Montana

(406) 271-4000

(406) 271-4070

20 4th Avenue SW, Conrad, MT 59425

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