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Kelly focuses her practice on a variety of areas of complex litigation including, securities, commercial, contract disputes, foreclosure, labor and employment, municipal and probate litigation.

Kelly received a 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch recognition for Commercial Litigation.

Prior to joining Calfee in 2014, Kelly served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Donald C. Nugent in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. 

Honors & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation (2021)
  • CALI awards in Legal Writing, Property, Legal Ethics, and American Legal History


J.D., summa cum laude, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Executive Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review, 2014

B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, University of Dayton, 2011

Lexis-Nexis Professional Research Certification

Professional & Community

Professional & Community

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member and Volunteer with CMBA's 3R's Mentoring Program
  • CollegeNow Mentor

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Licensed In

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
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