Attorney Michael B. Kelly
Mike has worked for the family firm since he was a student at Detroit Catholic Central High School. Furthering his interest for the law, he went on to attend Michigan State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. During that time, he also served as a board member of the Beta Theta Pi men's fraternity. In culmination of his efforts at Michigan State, Mike earned the position of Commencement Speaker for the College of Social Science. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he followed in his family’s footsteps by attending law school at the University of Detroit Mercy.
Mike is a graduate of prestigious CDAM Trial College, which he completed in 2013. As a reflection of his commitment to his clients and highly-effective representation, Mike was awarded the 2014 and 2015 Client's Choice award by Avvo.com.
Mike frequently counsels students and parent groups on the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Behavior. Specifically, Mike focuses on how underlying issues of impulsive behavior, ADD/ADHD, school & family conflicts can lead to trouble with the courts. He also serves as a "support coach" for his clients, helping them to recognize triggers of "bad behavior" and developing coping mechanisms for processing emotions before they lead to trouble.
Mike is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, State Bar of Michigan - Criminal Law Section, and Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan. He resides in Northville with his wife Melissa and their two sons, Carter and Owen. He maintains strong ties to the community as a member of the Northville Chamber of Commerce, founder of the Northville Young Professionals, and a Executive Board member of the community-service based organization, Northville Kiwanis Club, and the Irish American Club.
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