Chelsey Golightly 2018-06-21T09:22:27+00:00

Chelsey Golightly

TEL: 602.263.1732
FAX: 602.200.7840

Legal Assistant: Roberta Bolm

Chelsey concentrates her practice on wrongful death and personal injury defense, premises liability, and general civil litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Chelsey 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 the Michigan State 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
    • Co-Chair of Team Hospitality for the Cactus Bowl
    • Assistant Chair of Media Operations
    • Assistant Chair for the Oasis Cactus Bowl Pregame Party

Professional Recognitions & Awards

  • Southwest Rising Stars, 2016 and 2017
  • Fiesta Bowl Committee, Reigning George Leonard Rookie of the Year

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


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