Kaitlyn was raised in Everett, Washington. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Great Falls (now University of Providence) Summa Cum Laude. During her time at the University of Great Falls, she played guard for the Women’s Basketball team. She also interned as a file clerk at Smith Oblander, which ultimately led her to law school.

Kaitlyn graduated from the University of Montana, School of Law in 2017. As a law student, Kaitlyn interned at a civil litigation law firm and the Missoula County Attorney’s Office. She was also an active member of the Montana Trial Lawyers Association Student Chapter. After graduation, she was again pleased to accept a position with Smith Oblander & Meade, this time as an associate attorney.

Kaitlyn has a diverse practice spanning a myriad of areas including transactional work, construction related litigation, wills and estates, personal injury, and personal injury defense.

Kaitlyn is actively involved in the Great Falls community. Currently she serves as a board member of the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, and as member of the Great Falls Community Council for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Helena and Great Falls. Kaitlyn is also the Secretary of the Cascade County Bar Association, where she helps coordinating CLEs and networking events for local attorneys.

When not in the office, Kaitlyn enjoys hiking with her dog, paddle boarding, and an occasional pick-up basketball game.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
  • Construction Defects Litigation
  • Consumer Law
  • Liquor Licensing and Gaming Licenses
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business and Contract Disputes
  • Estate Planning and Probate Litigation
  • Landlord Tenant Law

Admitted

Montana and U.S. District Court, Montana, 2017

Education

University of Providence, B.A., 2014 (Summa Cum Laude)
University of Montana, J.D., 2017