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Kiel actively represents individuals and small businesses in a variety of civil matters.  His forward thinking approach and persuasive demeanor allow him to achieve the positive results his clients deserve.  Whether at the trial or appellate court level, Kiel provides an exceptional level of advocacy.


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
  2. Investment Fraud: 25%
  3. Appeals: 10%
  4. Business: 5%



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (30-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Brendan M. Bush

    Kiel is a remarkable trial lawyer. He confidently and passionately advocates for his clients and is not afraid to go the extra mile. I endorse him without hesitation and would recommend him to anyone.


    Brendan Bush Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert B. Ingalls

    Kiel Garella comes with my highest recommendation. I have known Attorney Garella both personally and professionally for six years. In that time, his perspective has benefitted me greatly. He's brings a unique blend of intelligence, diligence, and compassion to the practice of law.


    Robert Ingalls Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Garella Law, P.C.

409 East Boulevard
Charlotte, NC, 28203


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Trial Lawyers College 3-week CourseGerry Spence Trial Lawyers College2013
Trial Advocacy Honors DistinctionCharlotte School of Law2010
Moot Court Executive BoardCharlotte School of Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawGarella Law, P.C.2013 - Present
PartnerGarellaLondon, PLLC2012 - Present
Summer AssociateVickery, Waldner & Mallia, LLP2009 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mecklenburg County Bar, Lawyer Referral Service CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2013 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeAttorney Member2011 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationAttorney Member2011 - Present
Mecklenburg County BarAttorney Member2011 - Present
North Carolina State BarAttorney Member2011 - Present
Mecklenburg County Bar, Young Lawyers SectionAttorney Member2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Breach of Contract Casehigh six-figure recovery
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AN/A2013
University of the SouthEnvironmental PolicyBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trial Lawyers College Local WorkshopDiscovering the Story2014