Kelly J. Patrick
Kelly Patrick works closely with Motley Rice's Environmental team to represent people and businesses in Gulf Coast communities suffering as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. He is currently helping those pursuing litigation, as well as those who need help filing and negotiating their claims. Kelly additionally works with the firm's Aviation team to help represent victims of aviation disasters and their families.
Prior to joining Motley Rice, Kelly ran his own general law practice in Louisiana, Patrick Law Office LLC, representing clients in cases involving such issues as successions, paternity matters, contracts and court-appointed curatorships in foreclosures. He previously served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Patricia Koch of the Ninth Judicial District Court of Louisiana, Division E (Juvenile Division), where he developed valuable legal research and writing skills and gained experience handling litigation related to child support, domestic violence and judicial commitments. Also a former law clerk for the Louisiana Office of Group Benefits, Kelly has experience in health and insurance law, as well as matters involving HIPAA compliance.
Kelly is a former member of the Law Student Bar Association and Sports and Entertainment Law Society at Mississippi College School of Law, where he received a Certificate of Civil Law Studies. A TOPS Scholarship and LSU Board of Supervisors Scholarship recipient during his undergraduate studies at Louisiana State University, he also served as a Senator with the LSU Student Government. Kelly is a member of the American Association for Justice, Louisiana Association for Justice and Louisiana State Bar Association.
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