Pam Bucy, of Helena, MT, is Commissioner of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.
Upon graduating from law school, Bucy was hired as a criminal prosecutor with the Lewis & Clark County Attorney’s office. She went on to work as Executive Assistant Attorney General under former attorney general and current Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike McGrath. Her time as chief deputy attorney general provided Bucy with the opportunity to represent the state in front of the Supreme Court and establish her specialty as a prosecutor of sex-related crime; In addition to handling her combination civil and criminal caseload, she led the office to create and develop its system for registering sex and violent offenders.
She left her post at the attorney general's office after 7 years to take a job with Montana's Department of Labor and Industry. She began as Chief Legal Counsel for the Department, and eventually moved into the role of Administrative Counsel.
She is on several boards including, State Bar of Montana and Montana Legal Services Association. Bucy is also the recipient of several awards, including the State Bar of Montana Distinguished Service Award and Governor’s Award for Excellence. She received her B.A. from Rocky Mountain College and J.D. from University of Montana.