Liam P. Kelly was born in Rochester, New York. He attended Old Dominion University, where he received admission with distinction. Upon graduation from the Honors College at Old Dominion in 2001, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration as a dual major in accounting and finance. During his studies, he was recognized on the Dean’s List and received the Leadership Award and Grant. In 2003, Mr. Kelly graduated from the University of Miami School of Business Administration, where he earned his Master of Business Administration and a graduate certificate of specialization in professional accounting. Mr. Kelly earned his Juris Doctor in 2004 from the University of Miami School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, he was recognized as the only law graduate to simultaneously earn his M.B.A. and J.D. within three years of admission into each program.
Mr. Kelly has been a member of the Florida Bar in good standing since 2004, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida. In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, Mr. Kelly was selected to the list of “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine, a recognition given to only 2.5% of the lawyers in the State of Florida under the age of 40. Mr. Kelly focuses his practice on commercial litigation, resolving business disputes, business formation, corporate matters, as well as contract interpretation and enforcement.
Mr. Kelly has assisted clients with with a variety of legal matters and disputes, including, but not limited to: corporation and limited liability company formation; preparation and negotiation of business contracts; preparation and negotiation of commercial leases and agreements; commercial debt collection and bad checks; shareholder’s rights claims; Carmack Amendment claims; landlord/tenant and eviction; construction disputes; secured transactions; commercial and construction negligence claims; final process, judgement collection and garnishments; defamation claims; regulation and compliance issues; community association law; insurance disputes; intellectual property claims; trade name and trademark disputes; Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practice Claims; Uniform Commercial Code matters; and bodily injury claims.