Experience. Knowledge. Professionalism.
Attorney Tom Kelley.
Private Practice of Law
In 1981, I started, have built and continue to operate a successful law practice serving hundreds of clients over the years. I have a broad array of experience having represented individuals in the simplest of their legal matters to the litigation of complex federal class action lawsuits. I now focus on the practice areas of:
Family Law: Divorce, Dissolution, Custody
Criminal Law: Felonies, Misdemeanors, DUI / Traffic Violations
Civil Litigation: Of all kinds including Business, Real Estate, Consumer
Personal Injury, Workers Compensation
Probate: Wills, Estates
Public Sector Practice of Law
Office of the Ohio Attorney General-Civil Rights Division.
From 1978 to 1981, I worked as an Assistant Ohio Attorney General representing the Ohio Civil Rights Commission litigating cases of employment discrimination.
Village of Peninsula, Ohio – Magistrate
I am the Judicial Officer for the Village, presiding over its Mayor’s Court, hearing and deciding traffic and criminal cases within the jurisdiction of the Village. I have been doing this on a part-time basis since 2005.
I am certified to practice in the following Courts:
All courts of the State of Ohio
Federal Courts for all districts of Ohio
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Ohio Bar Association
Akron Bar Association
COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
Chair – Bath Township Zoning Board
Past President – Rotary Club of Fairlawn
Chair – Literacy Committee Rotary Club of Northwest Summit County Ohio
Past President – Richfield Ohio, Chamber of Commerce
Past President – Board of Directors, Ardmore, Inc. Not for profit corporation serving
mentally retarded and disabled individuals
Former member, Board of Directors of the Small Business Council, of the Greater
Akron Chamber of Commerce
Boy Scouts of America, Leadership positions and committee involvement
Sunday school teacher and organized youth service projects
Youth motivational task force, career education for middle and high school students
Youth baseball, coaching
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