As a Director for Inside Edge Legal (IEL), Kelly provides high-caliber attorneys, paralegals and other legal professionals with substantive career opportunities. Kelly’s goal is to match qualified candidates with law firms or in-house legal departments needing staff augmentation, including: flexible and contingent workforce options, temporary-to-permanent hiring options, as well as human capital management options.
Before joining IEL, Kelly practiced as a litigator. Her first position out of law school was at the international law firm Latham & Watkins where she was a commercial litigation associate. Kelly then transitioned into an insurance defense litigation practice at the law firm Barger & Wolen in downtown Los Angeles. Subsequently founded a real estate investment company where she invested in distressed properties.
Kelly received a B.S. in accounting from Tuskegee University and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law. While at Duke, Kelly served as the American Bar Association Student Representative and an editor on the Journal of Gender Law and Policy. Kelly is licensed with the State Bar of California.