Two Renaissance Square

40 North Central Avenue
Suite 2700
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Phone: 602-263-1700
Fax: 602-651-7599

Location Information

Chelsey M. Golightly
TEL: 602-263-1732
FAX: 602-200-7840


Arizona State University
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
J.D., 2010

Michigan State University,
B.A., Social Relations and Policy, 2007

University of Cambridge
British Political Theory,
Study Abroad, 2005

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2011
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Chelsey M. Golightly

Ms. Golightly joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli as an Associate in 2012, and concentrates her practice on wrongful death and personal injury defense, premises liability,  and general civil litigation. She received her undergraduate degree from the James Madison College at Michigan State University, and her law degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Golightly worked for a local commercial litigation firm. She also served as a Legal Extern for the Honorable Bethany G. Hicks, Maricopa County Superior Court – Civil Division, and the Honorable Thomas Dunevant, III, Maricopa County Superior Court – Arizona Tax Court.

Chelsey is a member of the firm’s recruiting and diversity committees. In her spare time she enjoys cheering on her Spartans and playing team trivia.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Arizona (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee)
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (Member)
  • Defense Research Institute (Member)
  • National LGBT Bar Association (Member)
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (Member)

Civic/Community Associations

  • Community Legal Services (Volunteer Lawyers Program)
  • Fiesta Bowl Committee (Member)

Professional Recognitions & Awards

  • Listed, Southwest Rising Stars, 2016, 2017

Presentations & Publications

  • “How To Avoid The Hot Seat: Good Claims Handling In Arizona,” Presenter, 2014 JSH Annual Seminar: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets Hurt, November 2014
  • "Lease Terminations Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act," Presenter, ASU Veterans Day CLE - Serving Those Who Serve, November 11, 2010