Melissa Kelly Schroeder is the sole practitioner of The Kelly Law Firm L.L.C. and... more
Melissa Kelly Schroeder is the sole practitioner of The Kelly Law Firm L.L.C. and has been practicing law for over 19 years. In 2000, she founded The Kelly Law Firm L.L.C. in Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas and handles family law and criminal defense. Melissa is commited to providing her clients with the high qualty and ethical representation by knowing when to use a conciliatory or a mor... view profile
I am from Hilsboro, Missouri, a small town about 30 minutes South of St. Louis.... more
I am from Hilsboro, Missouri, a small town about 30 minutes South of St. Louis. Growing up I was surrounded by a family of educators, but I always envisioned myself helping others in a different capacity. For this reason I chose to study law at the University of Missouri in Columbia. As a law student I became a member of the Missouri Environmental Law and Policy Review, a journal published by ... view profile
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