Kelly is a dedicated advocate with an analytical and thoughtful approach.
Kelly's practice focuses on employment, human rights, administrative, and Aboriginal law. She has a particular interest in appellate advocacy.
Kelly regularly offers advice and representation in connection with complaints of harassment, discrimination, or sexualized violence, in addition to offering independent workplace investigation services to employers and institutions.
Kelly earned her common law and civil law degrees at McGill where she graduated with the Elizabeth Torrance Gold Medal. She completed a judicial clerkship with the Honourable Madam Justice Anne L. Mactavish of the Federal Court in Ottawa.
Kelly is a member of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF). She is the current Chair of the Constitutional & Human Rights Law section of CBA-Nova Scotia.
Kelly is originally from Prince Edward Island. An avid traveler, she has traveled, worked, and studied throughout Central and South America, Europe and Africa. Before studying law, she received a Bachelor of Social Sciences in International Development from the University of Ottawa. Kelly speaks English and French.
Kelly is called to the bars of Nova Scotia and Yukon.