1921 S Alma School Rd.  Ste 306
Mesa, AZ  85210  View Map
Meet Ms. Kelly
Shannon Kelly focuses her practice primarily on Family Law and Civil Litigation, with experience in Employment Law, Estate Planning, and Landlord and Tenant Law. Ms. Kelly was born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1998 with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Biology.
In 2004, Ms. Kelly earned a Master of Public Administration degree and graduated from the University of South Dakota School of Law. During her studies, she also served as a Graduate Assistant for the USD Law School Foundation, worked as an Associate for LexisNexis, and was the Managing Editor for both the South Dakotan Lawyer Magazine and the South Dakota Law Review.
Following graduation, Ms. Kelly served as a Law Clerk for three judges in the First Judicial Circuit of South Dakota before moving to Arizona.
Bar Admissions:
South Dakota, 2005
Arizona, 2006
University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota
Juris Doctor, 2004
Honors: Dean's Certificate/CALI Award, Highest Grade Legal Research
Honors: Alan Bogue Excellence in Legal Writing Award
Honors: Managing Editor, South Dakota Law Review
Honors: Managing Editor, South Dakotan Lawyer Magazine
University of South Dakota
Master of Public Administration, 2004
Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society
Bachelor of Psychology, 1998
Honors: National Honor Society in Psychology
Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society
Published Works:
South Dakota Supreme Court Opens Door to Landlord Liability for Criminal Attacks Committed by Third Parties on the Premises: Smith v. Lagow Construction & Development, South Dakota Law Review, V48 Issue 2, 2003
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Maricopa County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Past Employment Positions:
Winsor Law Firm, Junior Partner, 2006
State of South Dakota, First Judicial Circuit Court, Law Clerk, 2004-2005
LexisNexis, Associate, 2002-2004
Cutler & Donahoe, LLP, Intern, 2003
Birth Information:
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
1921 S Alma School Rd.  Ste 306
Mesa, AZ  85210
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