Kelly has been a trial attorney for over 16 years, defending hospitals and medical professionals against medical negligence claims, as well as defending medical professionals in matters before the New York State Justice Center, New York State Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) and the New York State Education Department. His practice areas also include guardianship proceedings, general liability defense, personal injury, premises liability, and defending petroleum suppliers in New York State Navigation Law claims.

Kelly is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Western Districts of New York, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Kelly received his undergraduate degree from the College of Saint Rose and his law degree from Albany Law School. He is a member of the Albany and Saratoga County Bar Associations.

Each year from 2018 – 2023, Kelly was selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Upstate New York Super Lawyers Magazine, most recently in the area of “Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice”. He previously received recognition as a “Rising Star” from 2013 – 2016.