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JEFFREY SCOTT KELLY – Managing Partner

Jeffrey S. Kelly, a firm partner, was admitted to the Texas bar in 2004. Attorney Kelly is a graduate of The John Marshall School of Law, in Chicago, Illinois. While in law school, Attorney Kelly had the privilege of being appointed lead clerk of the Real Estate department in charge of coordination and conducting all closings for the firm. Prior to entering law school in 2003, Attorney Kelly obtained his B.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Missouri.

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KEITH STEVEN MCMAHON – Associate Attorney

Keith McMahon, associate attorney, was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2009 and he graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. At St. Mary’s Law School, Keith was elected Student Bar Association Senator during his second year and was successful in upgrading the computer and wireless technology at the school. During his third year he was elected as Treasurer and coordinated the 2009 graduation ceremony with the dean’s office returning the ceremony downtown after years of the ceremony being held on campus.

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Lawrence Daniel – Associate Attorney

Larry earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration in 1983 from Arizona State University. He received his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in 1986. He served as a Captain in the United States Air Force and served as Chief of Intelligence 552nd AWACW/4409th Composite Wing in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm.

He has successfully handled several hundred personal injury and family law claims during his experience as an attorney since 1987.

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Melissa Ritter, is a Legal Assistant at The Kelly Legal Group. She provides the Attorney’s with solid and reliable assistance. Taking pride in making sure our clients feel comfortable. Melissa presents a calm, helpful and supportive demeanor as she handles our clients immediate needs, while explaining procedures.

Melissa was born in Austin and raised in our beautiful Texas hill country in Mason, Texas. She has lived back in Austin for 20 years. Prior to working with The Kelly Legal Group, she worked in Property Management, as well as at The Travis County JP.

In her spare time, she likes to enjoy time with her family and her dogs who are like her family. She has a great love for animals and will rescue and rehabilitate any animal that needs saving.

Ashlye Bauerle Bays – Office Manager

Ashlye Bauerle Bays is the Office Manager for The Kelly Legal Group, where she oversees daily administrative operations. She directly handles and maintains all financial matters to include; accounts payable and receivable, monthly billing, payroll, collections and quality assurance. Working closely with our clients and staff to ensure smooth and accurate operations.

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Pam Parma – Senior Director, Client Relations

Sr. Director, Client Relations for Kelly Legal Group.

Sarah McGlasson - Receptionist

Sarah McGlasson is our receptionist. She is responsible for greeting clients, handling front office reception and various administrative duties. She was born and raised in Austin. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two boys, walking their dogs and camping.