Kelly A. Stevens is a co-founder and managing member of the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, P.L.L.C. and has been practicing as an attorney since 1994. She grew up in the mid-west and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. While in college she was elected President of her pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta. She attended law school at the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated in 1994. While in law school she performed an internship at the Attorney General’s Office for the State of Missouri and later clerked for a well respected law local law firm in Columbia-Missouri, Atkinson & Rotts.
Ms. Stevens was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1994 and practiced in Missouri as an attorney for approximately five years before moving to North Carolina. While in Missouri, Ms. Stevens worked at a firm in St. Louis and then became an associate with the law firm of Rotts & Associates in Columbia, Missouri. While at Rotts & Associates, a general practice law firm, she gained extensive experience as a civil litigation and trial attorney, becoming a partner of the firm in 1999. She represented businesses, individuals and families in business and contract disputes, family law matters, criminal matters, workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. In addition to private practice, Ms. Stevens accepted court appointed cases while in Missouri, representing indigent individuals and serving as Guardian ad Litem for minor children in juvenile cases. Due to her experience in family court, Ms. Stevens was asked to contribute and did publish a chapter in the Juvenile Law CLE Deskbook for the State of Missouri.
Ms. Stevens moved to North Carolina in the late 1999 and was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in late 1999, joining the firm of Browne, Flebotte, Wilson & Horn in January, 2000 and later became a partner in that firm in 2002. She practiced in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, civil litigation and workers’ compensation representing clients in various parts of North Carolina.
In 2005, Ms. Stevens co-founded the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, P.L.L.C. with Aaron Hemmings. Together they bring extensive experience and dedication to their clients. Ms. Stevens’ practices in the area of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, workers’ compensation and civil litigation. While practicing as an attorney in North Carolina, Ms. Stevens has co-taught a continuing education seminar class presented by the National Business Institute on “Gaining the Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases”. She was also a guest speaker at the UNC School of Nursing Continuing Education Program on Legal Nurse Consulting in October 2006 and October 2007.
She is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, North Carolina Bar Association and Wake County Bar Association.
Ms. Stevens lives with her family in Raleigh, North Carolina.
|MO||Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice||1994||01/08/2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|North Carolina Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Wake County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|University of Missouri, Columbia||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
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Wed Jan 21 2015