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 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.
In addition to her law practice, Kelly serves as the Harassment & Discrimination Advisor for Mount Saint Vincent University.
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 and is a member of the executive of the Constitutional & Human Rights Law section of CBA-National.
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 bar of Nova Scotia.