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), and is the current Chair of the Constitutional & Human Rights Law section of the Nova Scotia branch of the CBA.  

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.