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About me

I have been working as a lawyer since 1989, and began my family law career in 1991 after leaving the Nueces County District Attorney's Office where I was a felony prosecutor.  My philosophy is to help families obtain a fresh start, without creating irreparable harm.  Specifically, I like to teach my clients about the law so they can be active and informed in their settlements.  I know they will most likely have a relationship with their former spouse, especially where children are concerned.  I know if everyone is participates and is in agreement with the outcome, there are fewer ackward moments after the divorce is final.  Afterall, you don't stop being parents even when the kids turn 18.  I know from personal experience as I am a mother (son born 1991) and step mother (daughter born 1991).   


However, if my opposing counsel or opposing party throws the first punch, I am in full offense mode, ready to defend my clients and go to battle for them.  I just prefer that to be the last resort, not the first.  


I wrote a column  in the society page of the Caller-Times for three years and am active in the community, most currently as a Clown Who Cares, volunteering at Driscoll Children's Hospital each month.



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Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
  2. Divorce: 30%
  3. Child Custody: 30%
  4. Adoption: 10%
    26 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • Steve Fischer

    I've had a few cases with Kelly. She is extremely efficient, business-like and professional, which is a stark contrast to the generally laid-back, "whenever" attitude prevalent in this area. She comes on strong but that's ok and I have recommended her to others.


    Steve Fischer Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Adam Patrick Rodrigue

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Adam Rodrigue Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Kelly Koch, PC

1402 N Chaparral St
Corpus Christi, TX, 78401-1507


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198907/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Kelly Koch1991 - Present
Felony ProsecutorNueces County District Attorney1989 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nueces County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2009 - Present
South Texas Family Law Associationvarious offices throughout the years1984 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1989
University of TexasMarketingBusiness1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Extreme Family Law MakeoverLegislative Update2010