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Kelly G. Lambert III

About me

Kelly was born in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids. In 1985 he received his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Michigan State University where he was a National Merit Scholar.  In December 1988, he received his law degree from University of Michigan Law School where he was the recipient of the Wolverine State Bar Association Scholarship.  In 1989, Kelly was licensed to practice law in New York.  In 1990 he was admitted to practice law in Michigan.  He was admitted to practice in the US District Court for Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan in 1990 and 2009, respectively.


Actively involved in community orginazations for years, Kelly has worked with the Clinic for Child Advocacy and a board member for United Way Justice Committe.  He has also been a legal writer for Grand Rapids Times, volunteers for neighborhood associations and election campaign committees, served on the Grand Rapids Community College Business Advisory Board, served as Trustee for Living Word Church and board member for Guiding Light Missions. 


Prior to his legal career, Mr. Lambert worked at the Pentagon for the Secretary of the Air Force.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. DUI & DWI: 15%
  5. General Practice: 10%



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Offices of Kelly G Lambert III

330 Fuller Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503

Law Offices of Kelly G Lambert III-Allegan County

124 East Bridge ST
Plainwell, MI, 49080



MIActive And In Good Standing199011/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top ContributorAVVO2013
National Merit ScholarNational Merit Scholarship OrganizationN/A
Scholarship recipientState of Michigan Competitive ScholarshipN/A
Scholarship RecipientAmerican LegionN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney - OwnerLaw Offices of Kelly G Lambert III1997 - Present
Office ManagerConstruction Trades Subcontracting1995 - 1997
AttorneyLaw Weathers1990 - 1995
AttorneyRosenman & Colin1989 - 1990
Law ClerkRosenbaum, Clarke, Foster & Tarpinian1985 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Living Word Christian ChurchTrustee2005 - Present
Michigan Bar AssociationN/A1990 - Present
Black Law Student Alliance ChapterNational/Regional Liason Officer1985 - 1988
Family Law Project ClinicN/AN/A
Grand Rapids Community College Business Advisory BoardMemberN/A
Legal Assistance CenterN/AN/A
Guiding Light MissionBoard MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
CSC case facing life sentenceNegotiated 9 month sentence
CSC case facing 15 yr sentenceAll charges dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
MLiveDoctor Sentenced on Marijuana Case2015
Michigan NewsCSC facing life in prison, accepts plea with 20 month cap2014
Grand Rapids PressSome Family Memebers Upset With Plea Bargin2009
Grand Rapids PressRape Charges Dropped Against Immigrant Teens2008
Grand Rapids TimesLegal WriterN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Michigan State UniversityInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Church serviceGifts of the Spirit2015