Honors and Awards
Kelly Honored as one of nation’s Pre-Eminent Women Lawyers, 2012
Kelly Recognized for 10-Years as top-rated “AV” Lawyer, 2012
Listed in the Inaugural Edition of the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2011
Kelly Honored as a 2010 Woman of Achievement
Kelly was recognized as a Woman of Achievement
primarily for her work founding and developing the Professional
Women's Information Network, www.prowin.com.
Recognized by Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Chosen as a 2009 “Super Lawyer” –
Kelly was honored to receive a certificate of
recognition from the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic
Violence for her services in the Legal Assistance
for Victims Project (2003-2009).
In February of 2009, Kelly was identified and
honored as a “Super Lawyer”.
Kelly Honored by Atlanta Peach Chapter, American Business
Women’s Association -
On April 21, 2007, Kelly was honored by the Atlanta
Peach Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association
as one of the “Stars” of Atlanta, at “An
Evening with the Stars”.
Inducted into the Atlanta Trial Lawyers Society -
In Spring of 2007, Kelly was inducted into
the prestigious Atlanta Trial Lawyers Society, an invitation-only
and highly selective group of top female trial lawyers
Trains Lawyers on Courtroom Tactics at Advanced Employment
Law Seminar -
In Spring of 2006, Kelly was chosen to present
a mock trial of sexual harassment to Atlanta’s
leading employment lawyers at the 2006 Advanced Employment
Law Seminar sponsored by the Atlanta Bar Association’s
Labor & Employment Law Section.
Kelly Recognized as Winning
One of Top 100 Verdicts in Nation -
The January 2003 issue of the National Law Journal featured
the Top 100 verdicts from across the nation for 2002.
Kelly handled most of the trial preparation and, along
with a former partner and associate, tried the case
to a federal jury in December of 2002. The stunning
verdict, by all accounts, was in large part due to Kelly's