Posted by Sarah
David Kelly responded to my legal inquiry quickly and thoroughly -and after meeting with us for over half hour, didn't even charge us for his helpful advice (which was that we did not even need a pre-nup or post-nup)...He was willing and able to provide whatever assistance we needed, however did not feel the extra time/money was necessary. THANK YOU, David for providing amazing customer service. We will come to you if ever it's necessary and highly recommend you and your firm to others.
Posted by a client
David Kelly is an amazing attorney. He took my case on when I needed him and he worked with me every step of the way. He was down to earth and seemed to take my case to heart. He kept me up-to-date on the details of the case and communicated with me regularly. When problems arose he made sure that weekends, holidays, and after hours were not an issue. He was there to advise me and take action immediately. At the end of a very long and drawn out case (not his fault), we essentially won. Even after the case was closed, Mr. Kelly took care of matters that should have been dealt with by the other parties’ attorney. I cannot say enough about Mr. Kelly and his staff. I would highly recommend Mr. Kelly and use his services in the future.
Posted by Jennifer
Everyone in this office was very professional yet down to earth and compassionate towards my situation. I was so scared to hire an attorney in the first place but after consulting a few friends who had used Mr Kelly for representation I felt I should meet with him. After that meeting I felt very confident that he was the attorney I needed. He was very honest with me about how things could go but was also very reassuring that he could handle my case. He kept in touch with me throughout my case by email and phone calls. I always got a quick response. It was an emotional time for my children and myself but I am so thankful to have found an attorney I could trust.
Posted by Janet
I was referred to Mr. Kelly in 2009 from another attorney in Lees Summit who didn't oversee child custody cases. I contacted his office and set up an appointment to meet with him. His staff was very professional and courtesy. Mr. Kelly was very professional, courtesy, and down to earth and didn’t sugar coat anything. He is only attorney that I have used that hasn’t lied to me or given my false hope. He listened to my concerns regarding my case and we set a game plan on how he would handle my case. I received frequent and regular communication from Mr. Kelly and his staff. The outcome of my case was exactly what I wanted and couldn’t have asked for better representation for myself and daughter. I refer Mr. Kelly anytime someone asks me for a good trustworthy attorney. I have & will continue to use Mr. Kelly for all my legal needs. Best attorney in the state of Missouri, hands down.
Posted by a client
David handled my case with remarkable professionalism. He is a class act and I would recommend him to anyone looking for a trustworthy, personable lawyer with an incredible work ethic. Thanks David!
Posted by a client
I love this man, he is as honest as the day is long.....He also calls you back days evenings anytime, your problems are important to him...............I would never use another attorney............David Kelly you are the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by a Divorce client
I hired this lawyer to handle my divorce and ONLY ever dealt with his Paralegal Jennifer (See article) Got screwed in my divorce and he has several malpractice suits again him and I am about to add another one.. STAY AWAY FROM HIM trust me you will be glad you did
Posted by a Child Custody client
I had an really great attorney for years. Upon needing him to handle my divorce around 2010, I found he was about to retire, and was not taking on any new cases. My endeavor to find a descent attorney went really bad until I met with David Kelly. He ended up with a better result than what I had imagined, and better than any of the other attorneys I interviewed thought I would get. As for cost, I can say that I have never been as pleased with any other attorney as with him. When everything was finalized with my divorce, I was very pleased with not only the result Mr. Kelly got me, and the cost of his services, but also the fact that I had found an attorney that I could count on to be there for me if I ever needed him. I have already recommended him to friends and family, and have heard nothing but accolades about their experiences and their outcomes. The last person I referred to him called me recently, and told me that, "He did good. He did re-e-e-al good." I know what they meant, because I have had the same experience.
Since the initial divorce David Kelly handled for me, I have used him two more times. One of them was a very serious matter in which it required a very unique skill set to get a good result. To my amazement when I conferred with him about the case, he had the exact expertise that was needed to really drive my case. I estimate only maybe 5% of attorneys in the KC Metro would have had the experience and expertise to handle what was needed for a good outcome on this particular case. It was not so lucky for the other side that David Kelly was my attorney, and not theirs. I have used him to negotiate settlements, and also for litigation at trial. In both areas, he has proved his excellence. I was just in court with him the other day on a routine legal matter, and was feeling like I should be handing out his business cards to every one in the room. I have a heart to help those who are in need, and what would help those who have need for a legal expert more, than to be introduced to one who is worth having? It is kind of like when you have an honest auto mechanic you know you can trust, you want to tell your friends about him so they do not keep getting ripped off. I can not say that everyone that uses David Kelly is going to be as super happy with the results they end up with, as not everyone has a case where there is a possibility of a feel-good outcome. I can not say that everyone will walk away thinking they got a great deal, as who likes to spend a lot of money on these things? What I can say is, there is a good chance if they use one of the many other attorneys I have encountered, they would likely be much less happy with the outcome, and cost. Many times I have gone into conference with him in despair, and have come out with much, much hope. My recommendation, if you are having a legal issue, at least speak with David Kelly and see if he makes you as excited to hire him as he did me. If you are not currently having a legal issue, but may be needing a really good attorney in the future, either schedule a meeting with him, or keep his name and phone number in a safe place. Good luck!
Posted by John P
I have hired David Kelly several times over the past few years for various legal matters (divorce, traffic ticket, settlement). On each occasion, both he and his staff were exceptional. I was always well informed and felt at ease knowing that I was in good hands. I would not hesitate to contact him in the future should I ever need an attorney or just some sound legal advice.
Posted by Anna C
I retained David Kelly in 2007. I continue to use him for any legal matter that pops up. He helped me get an order of protection, processed my divorce, got me through a home foreclosure, and got me a substantial settlement when I was injured in an accident. He has always been quick to respond to any questions or concerns I had and continue to have. I have always felt comfortable around him and all of his office staff. I have retained him to oversee a trust fund for my children should anything happen to my husband and I. Every time I have required legal assistance I go to his office. I would not trust anyone else with legal matters. Actually it gives me great peace of mind to have him on my side!