Kelly joined Maynard, O’Connor, Smith & Catalinotto in 2019. She concentrates her practice in the areas of personal injury, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, general litigation and medical malpractice defense. Kelly is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the Northern District of New York, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association, and the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Prior to joining the firm, Kelly gained widespread experience in criminal and civil litigation, with focus areas of criminal defense, motor vehicle accidents, no-fault, premises liability, and general litigation.
Kelly attended the State University of New York at New Paltz where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2014. Kelly then graduated with her Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School in 2017. While at Albany Law School, Kelly competed and was a finalist in a number of The Anthony V. Cardona Moot Court Programs, including the Donna Jo Morse Client Counseling Competition, Donna Jo Morse Negotiations Competition and the Karen C. McGovern Senior Prize Trials Competition. In addition to Kelly’s moot court experience, Kelly interned for the Schenectady County Public Defender’s Office, the Rensselaer County District Attorney’s Office and the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office, defending and prosecuting criminal matters. Kelly is also a certified apprentice mediator through Mediation Matters, with focus in civil, landlord/tenant and child custody matters.