After going through a nasty divorce, I consulted Attorney Kelley when my ex-husband filed a contempt motion. I was very impressed with Attorney Kelley's professionalism with handling my case. I appreciated him taking time to explain the law pertaining to my case, and not rushing me out of his office. His experience and knowledge of the law made me feel at ease and comfortable about my case and the direction the case was going. He researched and contacted witnesses to prove my case, and after a few months, my ex-husband withdrew the motion. Thank you Attorney Kelley for handling my case in a professional and timely manner. - F.M. Akron, OH May, 2015
In 1998 I retained Mr. Kelley as my attorney. I was very impressed from my first visit with him as Mr. Kelley made me feel comfortable and explained everything to me from the start. Mr. Kelley is a hard-working attorney that believes in fighting for your rights. He will always be in contact with you explaining your case. He makes you feel like family, not just another case. I have been with Mr. Kelley for 16 years and highly recommend him. - J.S. Killbuck, Ohio 2014
Going through a divorce/dissolution is not easy for anyone. You are emotionally involved and sometimes not prepared or thinking through situations clearly. I have never known a lawyer more prepared or focused than Tom. I found him to be professional, bright and most importantly, compassionate and committed. Tom was there for me every step of the way. He held my hand when I needed it, and talked sense to me whenn I was thinking with my heart, and not my head. He took my situation and made me look at it from all angles.
Through the part year, Tom worked through every single issue of my divorce/dissolution. He looked out for the best interest of my children, and he walked me through everything step-by-step. During the entire process, he was supportive, professional and a passionate advocate to my case. I can't thank Tom enough for everything that he has done for me and my children. -Jenny, Wadsworth, OH January 2014
Of all the significant emotional events in a person's life, divorce has to rank among the very top. It's tough. Life, as you know it, is changing. In flux. Shaky. Often, I asked myself, "What do I do now? How do I deal with this change on an emotional level? Legal level?"
There are so many decisions to be made. It's a lot to navigate. Fortunately, I had an advocate on my side: Tom Kelley.
Attorney Kelley helped me to clear the clutter, and set a course forward. He helped me to focus and get down to business.
Now, with that part of my life behind me and a new life in hand, there are still reasons to seek the advice of an attorney.
With his menu of services and vast experience, Tom has helped me with other life decisions and necessary documents such as a will, trust, power of attorney, pre-nuptial agreement, and more.
When I need personal legal services, Tom is my go-to professional. - Jennifer R., Hudson, OH 2014
Mr. Kelley has represented me in three different matters. First being my divorce, second a bad car accident, and third, custody of my son. Needless to say, I did not lose in my divorce. I was well taken car of with my accident, and I have full custody of my son. We all know how hard it is for a male to get custody in this day and age. With thus being said, I would highly recommend Mr. Kelley for any of your legal needs.
- Kevin S., Akron, OH January 2014
Not that long ago, I found myself in a situation that quickly became a legal nightmare. Having little experience with litigation and little need for a lawyer in the past, I felt hopeless and frightened...and then Thomas Kelley appeared. Tom was the sunlight that broke through the fog for me.
A great attorney's job is really two-fold. It is not simply the expertise of wielding the sword in the judicial system, but helping to keep the respective client grounded, optimistic and hopeful in the face of uncertainty and fear. These are just a couple of Tom's attributes. Tom is a highly experienced realist skilled in the art of law. For us layperson's, law truly is an art unto itself that most of us find to be a flight path with few navigational aids. Thomas Kelley is the only pilot I will ever need to call upon.
Tom and I initially found ourselves facing a highly atypical situation with unusual circumstances. Tom's ability to creatively think outside of the box secured the most favorable outcome possible. His connections, resources, effort and creativity yielded un compromised success. Tom is much more than a lawyer, he is a trusted friend. - Michael Getz, Hinckley, OH October 2010
I hope all is well with you, your family and your practice. I just wanted to contact you and update you on how my son is doing. ....Whenever we discuss it (his custody case*) I make sure to remind him of how lucky I was to find an attorney like you. You may feel as if you were only doing your job, but I know better. You went above and beyond the call of duty and made my family and I feel like your cared about us and would go to bat for us. I will never forgoet that and I will make sure my son doesn't either. I have dealt with other attorneys over the years and I have found that I have been spoiled because they all fall short of you. You were tuly a blessing and I am thankful for the role you played in bringing my son home and in turn, saving my life. There is no way I could have lived without him. I am sending ou his picture so you can see the handsome man that you helped to rescue. I hope that you will always take pride in not only the fact that you're a great attorney, but that you're a great man. You will always be special to this family and I will continue to keep you posted on my son's progress. - Chick Barber, Jr., Mansfield, OH June 2010
Tom has been my attorney for 25+ years and during that time, he has become my friend as well. He has represented me in personal matters and he has taken care of my Workman's comp issues. Tom has always been there to help other family members, and I feel good knowing that he is always there, not only as my attorney, but as I stated earlier, as my friend. Thanks Tom. - Emanuel (Mannie) Ecker Akron, OH March 2009
I retained Tom Kelley after having a horrible experience with another attorney. Mr. Kelley showed me caring and warmth along with a high level of professionalism. He answered all of my questions in a timely manner. He was kind and considerate and helped me through a very difficult time in my life. He worked with the members of my family to help us reach the best possible solution to my situation. I feel that through each step of my legal proceedings, he went above and beyond the call of duty. I am extremely satisfied and am forever grateful for the dedication and compassion he showed me. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone needing legal representation. - Cathy Garvey
We were very pleased with attorney Thomas Kelley. He is very knowledgeable, thorough and polite. We would highly recommend him as an attorney who truly cares about his clients.
- Robert and Sandi Tompkins Akron, OH
My wife and I were referred to Tom Kelley, through a friend, about seven years ago when we needed some legal advise. Tom made the time to see us right away and with a phone call, helped us get out of a contract we signed under false pretense. First impressions are so important, and we knew from that very first day what type of person Tom was, one who likes to help people. Tom understood that we did not have a lot of money, but we needed his help. He agreed to help us and came up with a contract that was more than fair.
No one likes to be in a situation where you need to have legal representation, but in our situation, Tom was a God-send. Tom has always been honest and up front with us and has a way of making you feel at ease in certain situations, that may have you up-tight or worried. Tom has always made time for us, returned all calls promptly and answered any questions or concerns we may have.
Even though our case is not completely settled yet, we know that we would have not gotten as far as we have without Tom's help. We have come to know Tom over these last seven years, and know that he is not just an attorney, but a person and friend that we can trust completely. We have also learned that he is one who does not treat his clients as just a case number and someone to make money from, but as a person who needs help and who will do anything in his power to assist that person and their situation.
God puts people in our lives at certain times for certain reasons and my wife and I are thankful that He directed us to Tom. We would refer our family, friends and even strangers to Tom without hesitation if at anytime they would need legal advice.
Thank you Tom for all you have done for us and for being the person you are. - Robert and Regina Brown, Akron, OH