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Kelly Scott Davis

also known as Kelly S. Davis

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About Me

Mr. Davis is a respected elder law attorney with over thirty years experience dealing with the legal issues of the elderly, the disabled and their families. His practice focuses on Medicaid and estate planning. A frequent public speaker on the topics of Medicaid, special needs trusts, and estate planning, Mr. Davis has been invited to present programs for many organizations including the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the American Cancer Society, the Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC), the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), the National Association of the Mentally Ill (NAMI), as well as other groups dealing with the senior and disabled communities. Mr. Davis’s recognized expertise makes him a sought after instructor for continuing education classes concerning Medicaid, special needs trusts and estate planning for lawyers, accountants, insurance agents, trust officers, nursing home administrators, and other professionals. Mr. Davis serves on the Board of Directors of the Wyoming Guardianship Corporation and its pooled trust committee. He is a former Deputy Insurance Commissioner for the State of Wyoming and is a member of the Trust Special Interest Group of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Wyoming State Bar Elder Law and Disability Section.


Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 20%
    26 years
  2. Elder Law: 20%
    26 years
  3. Probate: 20%
    26 years
  4. Trusts: 20%
    26 years
  5. Medicaid & Medicare: 20%
    20 years



Hourly ($225-275/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

28 total 

  • Howard Clifford Hoyt

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Davis is well qualified to serve people in the community. Give him a call if you are looking for an attorney.


    Howard Hoyt DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Peter John Marek

    I endorse Kelly. 35 years of practicing law is extremely experienced especially where it is targeted to Elder law. His knowledge of both the law and procedure is excellent and evident in his pro bono contributions. Do yourself a favor if you or a family member are having an Elder law issue and schedule a consultation.


    Peter Marek Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Davis Elder Law Office

408 West 23rd Street, Ste 1
Cheyenne, WY, 82001


WYAuthorized to practice law197908/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Pro Bono ServiceWyoming State Bar & Wyoming State Bar Foundation2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Board of DirectorsWyoming Guardianship Corporation2006 - Present
Staff Attorney - Deputy Insurance CommissionerWyoming Insurance Department1979 - 1988
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1997 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Wyoming LawyerMedicaid, From the Frying Pan Into the Fire2006
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wyoming College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of OklahomaEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Wyoming Aging ConferencePlanning for the Home Stretch2015
Medicaid and Elder Law in WyomingMedicaid Crisis Planning2014
Ewing T. Kerr American Inn of CourtDiminished Capacity and the Silver Tsunami2014
2014 Wyoming Medical Society Annual MeetingEnd of Life/POLST Panel2014
Wyoming State Bar Annual MeetingWorking with the Diminished Capacity Client2013
University of Wyoming Navigating the New Health Care Market Consumer ConferencePlanning for the Home Stretch: End of Life Panel2013
Continuing Legal Education PresentationMedicaid and Medicare Planning in Wyoming2008
Continuing Legal Education PresentationMedicaid and Medicare Planning in Wyoming2007
Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities MEGA ConferencePlanning for Persons with Disabilities Using the Special Needs Trust2005
Continuing Legal Education PresentationMedicaid and Elder Law Issues in Wyoming2005
Continuing Legal Education PresentationPlanning with Special Needs Trusts in Wyoming2004
Wyoming State Bar Annual Meeting and Judicial ConferenceStaying Out of Trouble in Elder Law2003
Continuing Legal Education PresentationUnderstanding and Drafting Special Needs Trusts in Wyoming2003
Wyoming Alliance for the Mentally Ill 17th Annual ConferenceMedicaid Planning for Persons with Disabilities and the Special Needs Trust2002
The ARC of Wyoming Annual ConferenceWills, Trusts and Other Financial Vehicles for the Disabled2002
Wyoming Brain Injury ConferenceLegal Issues of Brain Injury Survivors and the Special Needs Trust2001