John P Kelly

John P Kelly

Litigation Lawyer
Fort Lauderdale, FL




No Misconduct

About Me

Hello, Welcome to the Kelly Law Firm. I have been certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in both Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation. I have tried over 140 jury trials and hundreds of non-jury and arbitration matters both in South Florida and throughout the United States. I represent both individuals and Fortune 500 companies. I also have an active business counseling practice. Call...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (25%-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($375-$450/hour), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: a Corporate client almost 7 years ago.

Mr. Kelly was excellent. He played a perfect "chess match". Our was a difficult situation because it involved family members. Mr. Kelly gave me...

Philip D. Cameron, Former President, Florida State Fraternal Order of Police

Posted by: a Employment client almost 7 years ago.

I found Mr. Kelly to be totally competent regarding his preparation an knowledge of the facts of my case. Mr. Kelly's trial techniques were no less...
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Showing 2 of 2 peer endorsements

Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

11 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse John. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Dwayne Lee Clark
Dwayne Clark

Jacksonville, FL

Over 4 years ago

Relationship: Worked for lawyer

I worked for John over 20 years ago. He is a terriffic lawyer. He is extremely skilled in litigation and gets great results for his clients.
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1979 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/21/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2005 – present

The Kelly Law Firm


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1978 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Vanderbilt University Law School


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2010 Fellow

Litigation Counsel of America


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2013- present Charter Member

Intellectual Property Law Institute

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

1990 Business Entity Litigation

Business Litigation in Florida, Lexis-Nexis

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Witness Preparation

at Renaisance Symposium IV Harvard Club, New York City

2000 Mock Trial

at Trial of a Disputed Case

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