John Lillie graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan in 1992 with a BA in English and Communications and received his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law in 1998. John is licensed in both State and Federal Court. John worked at Dudley & Smith, P.A. for 18 years as a trial attorney practicing both criminal defense and civil litigation. John joined Kelsey Law Office in 2016 as a Senior Associate.
John was named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list early in his career and has been named as a top criminal defense attorney in Minnesota by Minnesota Law and Politics magazine. John grew up in Roseville, MN and currently resides in Washington County with his family. Outside of the practice of law John enjoys coaching his kids on their respective sports teams and spending time outdoors.