Matt J. Kelly
Mr. Kelly joined the firm in 2011, after working as an associate at a large natural resources law firm in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Previously, Mr. Kelly served one year as a term clerk for the Honorable Alan B. Johnson in the Wyoming Federal District Court. Since moving to Bozeman, Mr. Kelly uses his prior experience to focus his practice on natural resources law and construction litigation. In his natural resources practice, emphasizing oil and gas, Mr. Kelly represents mineral interest owners in transactional and litigation matters including leasing, surface use agreements, royalty payment issues, environmental damage matters, lease covenant breaches, and lease forfeiture.
Montana State University (B.S., Accounting, 2004); University of Wyoming (J.D., with honors, 2007)
Wyoming and U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming, 2007; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2010; Montana and U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2011; North Dakota and U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; Colorado (Inactive) and U.S. District Court, District of Colorado