JOHNSON, RODENBURG & LAUINGER,
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the District of Montana
Carolyn S. Ostby, Magistrate Judge, Presiding
Argued and Submitted
July 29, 2010—Billings, Montana
Filed March 4, 2011
Before: Sandra Day O’Connor, Associate Justice,*
Sidney R. Thomas and William A. Fletcher, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by Judge Thomas
THOMAS, Circuit Judge:
Debt collection law firm Johnson, Rodenburg & Lauinger
(“JRL” or “the law firm”) appeals from the entry of summary
judgment against it under the federal Fair Debt Collection
Practices Act (“FDCPA”), and from a subsequent jury verdict
awarding damages under the FDCPA, the Montana Unfair
Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act (“MCPA”), and
state torts of malicious prosecution and abuse of process. We
have jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1291 and we affirm.
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