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William Joseph Kelly

William Joseph Kelly

Practice areas:

Landlord & Tenant, Criminal Defense

About Me

I deeply reget that so many people see my profession in a bad light because all too many people wait far too long to call an attorney and it is then too late to solve the problem.


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My interest in the law as a way to make my living was kindled when I entered police work 36 years ago. I finally gave in and went to night law school in my forties. I've intentional stayed "small" so that I can actually be involved with my clients rather than seeing them as billable hours. I'm an avid baseball fan and enjoy spending time with my five grandchildren.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Landlord & Tenant: 67%
    18 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 33%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-275/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • James Coy Driscoll

    I have known Bill Kelly for more than 18 years. He is a very intelligent and dedicated lawyer. We have worked together on a number of matters and his insights both as to legal issues and human nature are invaluable. I highly recommend his professional services.

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    James Driscoll Landlord & Tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of William J. Kelly

1511M Sycamore Avenue
Hercules, CA, 94547-1770

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199705/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/ACMA Consulting2006 - 2008
N/ASL Construction1997 - Present
N/ASan Francisco Institutional Police Officers' Associationus1997 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Johnston v CoughlinMy client recovered $150K

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Coldwell Banker NewsletterWhy to not just walk away when you can't pay the mortgage.2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Francisco Law SchN/AlawN/A