AREAS OF PRACTICE
UNDER THE LAW.
Shelly F. Brander practices in the area of General Litigation, with special emphasis on Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Wrongful Death, Negligence and Other Insurance Matters. Shelly also litigates claims arising from Commercial and Residential Construction. Shelly represents several local businesses in their Litigation Matters, including Retailers, Artisans, Construction Companies, Craftsmen, and Local Health Care Providers.
Additionally, Shelly has considerable experience in Family Law Matters, and focuses on dissolutions involving Business Valuations, Professional Practices and Multi-State Property Ownership. She also uses her Family Law Skills and experience to mediate Dissolution Matters, both as a Mediator and a Settlement Master. If you are interested in using Shelly as a mediator or a settlement master, you can check her availability online by following the calendar link above. You can even book the mediation online if everyone agrees to the chosen date!
Shelly is a former law clerk for Chief Justice Karla Gray of the Montana Supreme Court. Her appellate experience has been invaluable in her practice, with multiple successful appeals to the Montana Supreme Court.
Shelly has been a member of Kaufman Vidal Hileman Ellingson, P.C., since 1994. She graduated from the University of Montana with High Honors, receiving her B.A. in 1988. She graduated from the University of Montana School of Law with Honors, receiving her J.D. in 1992. Shelly also studied international law at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain and is fluent in spanish.