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Alicia Kelly, Litigation Attorney

Alicia Kelly is a personal injury attorney at The Advocates, who focuses primarily on litigation. Prior to joining The Advocates, Alicia was a public defender and represented clients in criminal matters. She also worked for a local civil firm, handling property, construction, business, employment, and personal injury matters.

Alicia is committed to achieving just outcomes for her clients against insurance companies and attaining maximum compensation for their injuries.  She is dedicated to learning every client’s story and to ensuring the client is informed and supported every step of the way through the litigation process.


  • Alexander Blewett III School of Law at University of Montana – J.D. (2020)
  • University of Montana – B.A. Sociology & Criminology (2016)

Professional Experience

  • The Advocates – Litigation Attorney (2022-present)
  • Office of the State Public Defenders – Attorney (2021-2022)
  • Schmidt Berkoff Law Firm, PLLC – Associate Attorney (2021)

Professional Affiliations And Awards

  • Montana Trial Lawyers Association (2022)
  • Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2022)
  • United States District Court for the District of Montana (2021)
  • American Bar Association (2021)
  • Montana State Bar (2021)

Alicia's Story

Alicia attended the University of Montana for her undergraduate and law studies. In 2016, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in sociology and criminology and a minor in women’s and gender studies. She then attained her Juris Doctor degree in 2020. During law school, Alicia interned for ASUM Legal Services and Paul Ryan & Associates, PLLC, and completed her clinical studies at the Appellate Defenders Office. She also served as president of the ACLU student group, volunteered at the Montana Innocence Project, and completed the Pro Bono Service Program.

Alicia spends her spare time with her daughter, Aubrey, and her significant other, Austin. She enjoys coin collecting, playing volleyball with her daughter, and cuddling up with her yorkie, Rocco.

The Advocates team

7 Reasons to Make Alicia Your Personal Injury Attorney:

  • Courtroom & litigation experience
  • Unparalleled attention to detail & organizational skills
  • Deep compassion & empathy for clients
  • Determined & skilled negotiator
  • Service-oriented & client-focused practice
  • Effective & thorough communication
  • Experience in multiple areas of law