ABOUT TOM KELLY

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BACKGROUND

Tom was born and raised in Clayton, Alabama.  He attended Auburn University and graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology.  After graduating from Auburn University , Tom attended Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama, where he received his Juris Doctorate degree in 2000.  While in law school at Jones, Tom worked as a law clerk/staff assistant at the Beasley-Allen law firm.  In 2001, Tom founded The Kelly Law Firm, P.C., a respected general practice law firm that is committed to public service.  Tom is married to Becca Kelly, an assistant district attorney for Barbour County.  They have two wonderful children, Caroline and Hayden.  

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • ALABAMA STATE BAR, 2001
  • U.S. DISTRICT COURT, MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, 2001
  • 3RD JUDICIAL BAR ASSOCIATION 
  • AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION 
  • ALABAMA ASSN. OF MUNICIPAL ATTORNEYS
  • VOLUNTEER LAWYERS ASSOCIATION


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • ALABAMA STATE BAR BENCH RELATIONS TASK FORCE (2019-PRESENT) 
  • MEMBER-3RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT INDIGENT DEFENSE ADVISORY COMMITTEE 
  • ALABAMA STATE  BAR GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE (2018-PRESENT)
  • CITY ATTORNEY, CITY OF BAKERHILL (2013-PRESENT)
  • CITY ATTORNEY, CITY OF CLAYTON (2009-2012, 2016-PRESENT)
  • ATTORNEY-BARBOUR COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES (2013-PRESENT)
  • MEMBER-CLAYTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 
  • BOARD MEMBER-BARBOUR COUNTY AGRIBUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (2006-2013)
  • LEADERSHIP BARBOUR BOARD MEMBER (2012-2014)
  • CLAYTON CEMETERY  COMMITTEE (2008-PRESENT)
  • FIRST VICE PRESIDENT, ALABAMA JUNIOR RODEO ASSOCIATION (2010-2014)
  • COORDINATOR, ANNUAL CLAYTON SUMMER YOUTH RODEO CAMP (2012-2015)
  • HEAD COACH-EUFAULA PARKS & RECREATION LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL
  • ASISSTANT PEE WEE FOOTBALL COACH-LAKESIDE SCHOOL, EUFAULA, ALABAMA (2016)

EDUCATION

  • JURIS DOCTORATE, THOMAS GOODE JONES SCHOOL OF LAW, MONTGOMERY, AL (2000)
  • BS, AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AUBURN, AL (1997)

SETTLEMENTS & VERDICTS


SETTLEMENTS 

  • IN THE COURSE OF FPRACTICE TOM HAS SECURED SEVERAL 7 FIGURE SETTLEMENT IN WRONGFUL DEATH CASES, TOTALING IN EXCESS OF  $25 MILLION.
  • HE HAS ALSO RECEIVED LARGE SETTLEMENTS IN PERSONAL INJURY  CASES INCLUDING CAR ACCIDENTS AND ON THE JOB INJURIES.

CAPITAL MURDER

  • TOM HAS REPRESENTED NUMEROUS CLIENTS CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER WHO HAVE RECIEVED REDUCED CHARGES AND SENTENCES  AFTER JURY TRIALS AND SENTENCE NEGOTIATIONS.


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The Kelly Law Firm PC

17 Court Square, Clayton, AL 36016, US

(334) 775-8009

Hours

Mon

07:30 am – 04:30 pm

Tue

07:30 am – 04:30 pm

Wed

07:30 am – 04:30 pm

Thu

07:30 am – 12:00 pm

Fri

07:30 am – 04:30 pm

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed