September 19, 2013
IN THE MATTER OF CALLING A RETIRED DISTRICT JUDGE TO ACTIVE SERVICE
The Honorable Ted O. Lympus, Judge of the District Court for the Eleventh Judicial District of the State of Montana, has requested the assistance of retired District Judge Katherine R. Curtis in Flathead County Cause No. DV-99-548, Mattson v. Montana Power. Judge Katherine R. Curtis has retired under the provisions of the Montana Judges' Retirement System and, being subject to call for duty pursuant to § 19-5-103, MCA, has advised that she is agreeable to assisting the Eleventh Judicial District Court with the above-listed matter,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. The Honorable Katherine R. Curtis, retired District Judge, is hereby called to active service in the District Court of the Eleventh Judicial District of the State of Montana, to assume jurisdiction in that court's Cause No. DV-99-548, and is hereby authorized to proceed with any and all necessary hearings, opinions and orders, including final resolution of said matter.
2. Judge Curtis shall be paid the salary compensation to which she is entitled by § 19-5-103(2)(b), MCA.
3. A copy of this order shall be filed with the District Court Clerk of Flathead County with a request that copies of this order be sent to counsel of record in Flathead County Cause No. DV-99-548. A copy of this order shall also be furnished to the Honorable Ted O. Lympus, the Honorable Katherine Curtis, Flathead County Court Administrator, and to Becky Buska in the Office of the Supreme Court Administrator.
This order is entered by the Chief Justice pursuant to Art. VII, Section 6(3), 1972 Mont. Const., and statutes enacted in conformity therewith and in implementation thereof.