Chelsie Warner joined Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC as an associate in 2012. After attending Montana State University, Mrs. Warner received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. At Old Dominion, she had the honor of being on the Dean’s List and graduated Magna cum Laude. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from The University of Montana School of Law where she received a Law School Academic Scholarship, a Moulton Bellingham Scholarship and a John P. Archer Scholarship.
Mrs. Warner completed internships with law firms in Montana before becoming Judicial Clerk to the Honorable David A. Huff at the Third District Court of Nevada in Fallon, Nevada. She gained additional clinical experience with the National Wildlife Federation in Montana.
Mrs. Warner was a member of the Federalist Society, a school organization fostering debate among students, and served as vice-president. With a background in ranching, Mrs. Warner was an active member of the Rural Advocacy League, which promotes awareness and legal assistance to rural areas. Mrs. Warner had the privilege of serving as a mentor for under-privileged and at-risk children through the Child Advancement Program.
As Deputy District Attorney in the Lyon County District Attorney’s Office in Yerington, Nevada, Mrs. Warner prosecuted criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to category A felonies. There she gained bench and jury trial experience. She was responsible for child support enforcement within the child support division and for prosecution of Department of Child and Family Services cases.
Mrs. Warner is licensed to practice in Montana and Nevada courts. She currently focuses her practice on assisting the victims of the BP oil spill.