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Kevin C Kelly

Kevin C Kelly

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate, State, Local And Municipal Law

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Elder Law: 50%
    19 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    19 years
  3. Probate: 15%
    19 years
  4. State, Local And Municipal Law: 10%
    16 years


Payment Types:

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Contact Info

Kevin Kelly & Associates, PC

Stationhouse Square
2505 Main Street, B-1, Suite 221
Stratford, CT, 06615


NYCurrently registered 199703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Legislative Achievement AwardAARP2013
Legislative Achievement AwardAARP2012
Legislative Achievement AwardAARP2011
Impact AwardThe Connecticut Law Tribune2002
Excellence for the Future Award in Law & Public HealthCALI1997
Book Award for Excellence in the study of Trusts & EstatesLittle, Brown & Co.1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerKevin Kelly & Associates, PC2013 - Present
State SenatorConnecticut General Assembly2011 - Present
PartnerBishop, Jackson & Kelly, LLC2004 - 2013
AssociateZeldes, Needle & Cooper, PC1997 - 2004
InvestigatorConnecticut Department of Social Services1983 - 1997

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Southwestern Connecticut Area Agency on Aging, IncDirector Emeritus2013 - Present
Appropriation CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Judiciary CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Insurance & Real Estate CommitteeRanking Member2011 - Present
Select Committee on AgingRanking Member2011 - Present
Commerce CommitteeMember2011 - 2012
Regulation Review CommitteeMember2011 - 2012
Southwestern Connecticut Area Agency on Aging, Inc.Chairman2010 - 2011
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Connecticut chapter)Board Member2009 - Present
Life Care Planning Law Firm AssociationMember2009 - Present
Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, Estate Planning/Probate/Elder Law CommitteeCo-chair2006 - 2011
Southwestern Connecticut Area Agency on AgingMember2000 - 2013
Greater Bridgeport Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
New York Bar FoundationMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. v. Zoning Commission, 280 Conn. 405 (2006)Court holds Town can intervene under CGS 22a-19
Lopes v. Farmer, 286 Conn. 384 (2008)Court reverses grant of Motion to Dismiss
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. v. Zoning Commission Town of Stratford, 284 Conn. 124 (2007)Court remands case to Zoning Commission

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Publication NameTitleDate
Probate & PropertyProtecting Assets for the Community Spouse when Long Term Care is Needed1999

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Fairfield UniversityCommunicationMA - Masters1985
Assumption CollegePoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Coalition for Abuse Prevention of the Elderly (C.A.P.E.)Probate Best Practices2014
Connecticut Bar AssociationMedicaid / Medicare Primer2012
Stratford Senior ServicesAging in Place2010
Stratford Baldwin CenterNursing Home Admissions2009
Connecticut Bar AssociationThe Medicaid Application Process2009
SWCAA Transition from Capacity to IncapacityChanges in Conservatorship Law2008
HIPAA Privacy RulesHIPAA Privacy Rules2008
Greater Bridgeport Bar AssociationConservatorships & Evidence2008
Stratford Senior ServicesMedicaid Eligibility & Long Range Planning2007
Understanding & Drafting Trusts in ConnecticutSpecial Needs Trusts2004
National Family Caregiver Support ProgramMedicaid Eligibility & Long Range Planning2003