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James Kelly

James Kelly

  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Mississippi
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Averi P. July 28, 2023
Best Lawyer in Jackson Area! Mr. Kelly was very helpful in all aspects. He was extremely personable and made me feel comfortable during a very rough time in my life. I recommend him for any and every legal problem you may have. He explained everything in a simple way and made me feel better about my situation. The outcome of my trial was literally the best I could have received.
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Attorney James L. Kelly, is dedicated to fairness and justice. As an experienced and highly respected lawyer, Mr. Kelly zealously defends individuals suspected or charged with committing misdemeanor or felony crimes. This firm also serves clients in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury, child custody, wills, and estates. We practice before all courts in the State of Mississippi, with special emphasis in Rankin, Madison and Hinds counties.

Mississippi State University, B.B.A., 1983
Law School
University of Mississippi, Law Center, J.D., 1986

1987 – Mississippi; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi; Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
2010 – United States Supreme Court

The Mississippi Bar (Member, Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Division, 1995-1996)
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Mississippi Law Alumni Association Board of Directors, 2008
Wesley Chapel Church, Jackson, Mississippi
Prior Law Related Employment and Affiliations

Assistant District Attorney, Madison and Rankin Counties, 1992-1998
Assistant District Attorney, Clarke, Kemper, Lauderdale and Wayne Counties, 1988-1991
Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, Special Assistant Attorney General, 1987-1988

Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    DUI & DWI
    Juvenile Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Constitutional Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
ADA Madison and Rankin Counties
Assistant District Attorney
ADA Clarke, Kemper, Lauderdale and Wayne Counties
Assistant District Attorney
Special Assistant Attorney General
Mississippi Attorney General’s Office
Professional Associations
Mississippi State Bar
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Contact & Map
Kelly Law Office, P.C.
202 E. Government St.
Brandon, MS 39042
Telephone: (601) 825-6455
Fax: (601) 825-6552
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
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