Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to announce that Chelsey Golightly has been elected to serve on the Executive Council of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA). She joins two other newly-elected attorneys as the Executive Council Class of 2024 and will serve a three-year term. Chelsey previously served as Chair of ADTA’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.

As a partner at JSH, Chelsey practices in the areas of general civil litigation and insurance defense. She defends clients in complex litigation cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, premises liability, products liability, and social host liability. In addition, she represents clients in cases involving assault, battery, sexual abuse, and self-defense. As a result, she has developed a concentration dealing with the complex interplay between criminal investigations and the civil lawsuits that often follow.

Active in the legal community, Chelsey is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), Arizona Women Lawyers Association (AWLA), Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (AADC), National LGBT Bar Association, and USLAW Network’s Women’s Connection. She donates her time to the Volunteer Lawyers Program for Community Legal Services and serves on the Fiesta Bowl Committee. Within the firm, Chelsey is a hiring partner, and leads the summer associate and mentorship programs.

JSH is proud to have two attorneys elected as members of ADTA. Chelsey’s colleague and JSH partner Donald Myles has been a member of ADTA since 2013.

About Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA):

Founded in 1941, ADTA has established itself as one of the major defense trial attorney organizations in the legal profession and includes some of the finest trial attorneys in the United States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada, France, United Kingdom Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. ADTA counts among its present and past members lawyers who have served as President of the American Bar Association, presidents of state bar associations, and leaders of many national, state, and local defense associations. Many of its members have moved from private practice to serve in the judiciary. The ADTA proudly champions the jury trial system as being essential to our American system of juris prudence.