Liz M. Mellem

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Liz M.Mellem

Liz Mellem is a member of Parsons Behle & Latimer's Litigation, Trials, and Appeals practice group, the Employment Law practice group and the Product Liability practice group. She concentrates her practice in the areas of employment law, commercial litigation and insurance defense. Liz represents companies in a wide range of employment and commercial issues including sexual harassment investigations, employee wrongful termination claims, ownership disputes and breach of contract claims. Liz has successfully represented multiple clients both at trial and in dispositive motion practice. Moreover, Liz encourages business solutions to her clients’ disputes including considering early mediation for a possible out-of-court resolution to save expenses for her clients.

In 2014, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Liz was selected to the Mountain States Rising Stars list in Super LawyersTM, an honor given to only the top 2.5 percent of attorneys under the age of 40 or practicing law for less than 10 years in the Mountain States (Utah, Nevada, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming). Liz is based in Missoula, Mont. She maintains offices in both Missoula and Salt Lake City and regularly travels between them. In Missoula, Liz is active in the local running and biking communities. She also enjoys serving as the vice president of the Board of Directors for the Humane Society of Western Montana.

Before joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, Liz graduated with high honors from Montana State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology. In 2010, she graduated with high honors from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Liz was admitted to the Utah State Bar in 2010 and the State Bar of Montana in 2013. 


110 East Broadway, Suite 206
Missoula, Montana 59802
Main: 406.333.0520
Direct: 406.333.0530

Practice Areas



University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (2010, J.D.)

Montana State University (2004, B.S.) Major: Sociology



Utah State Bar, 2010

United States District Court, District of Utah, 2010

State Bar of Montana, 2013

United States District Court, District of Montana, 2014

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020



Utah State Bar Labor & Employment Section 
(2017 - 2018)

Women Lawyers of Utah,
Career Advancement & Development Committee
(2010 - 2012)

American Bar Association
(2010 - Present)


Humane Society of Western Montana
Fundraising Committee
(2015 - present)
Board of Directors
(2017 - present)
Vice President of Board
(2018 - present)

Run Wild Missoula
(2013 - present)

United Way of Salt Lake Young Leaders,
Young Leaders' Advocacy & Public Policy Subcommittee
(2010 - 2013)

Valley Mental Health Foundation, Board of Trustees
(2012 - 2013)


U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Montana


University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law