Kelly V. Milam is a partner with significant litigation experience. She concentrates in trucking, transportation casualty, and construction litigation. Ms. Milam also focuses her practice in products liability, toxic tort, premises liability, medical malpractice, and commercial law. Ms. Milam has a proven ability to manage sophisticated matters involving cases in Illinois and Indiana. She has trial experience involving catastrophic losses from pre-litigation investigation through verdict.
Ms. Milam received her juris doctorate from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Ms. Milam’s clients include construction contractors and subcontractors, transportation carriers and their insurers. She has presented to insurers and claims managers regarding topics such as Illinois law updates and claim investigation. She has published articles regarding trucking trends and defense strategy. Ms. Milam was recognized as a 2016 Emerging Lawyer in Leading Lawyers magazine pursuant to her nomination by peer Leading Lawyers in Illinois. The designation of Emerging Lawyer is reserved for attorneys fewer than 40 years of age and accounts for less than 2 percent of Illinois attorneys.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Board of Advisors, 8/2008 – Present
Legal Advisory Committee
Legal Assistance Advisory Committee
Planning Committee, Gala of the Arts
Big Shoulder Fund, Chairmen’s Advisory Counsel, 9/2013 – Present
Membership Committee, Chairperson
Mentor to High School Scholarship students