Robert W. Kelley Named Lawyer of the Year by LawyersUSA

Kelley/Uustal is proud to announce that founding partner Bob Kelley has been selected by LawyersUSA as one of it’s Lawyers of the Year for 2009.

Once a year, the nationwide publication selects individuals who have made a significant impact on the law to receive their Lawyer of the Year award. Kelley was selected this year along with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and eight other attorneys across the country. LawyersUSA noted Bob’s work in the trial of Naugle v. Phillip Morris in which he secured a record-setting 300 million dollar verdict against the tobacco company in November. The verdict is the largest verdict for a single plaintiff against a tobacco company. Other media coverage related to the Naugle trial can be found here.

For a complete copy of LawyersUSA article on the Lawyers of the Year award please visit here.

Karina Rodrigues Appointed Vice Chair of the Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee of the BCBA

K|U attorney Karina Rodrigues has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee of the Broward County Bar Association. The committee promotes diversity and inclusion, so that…

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Josiah Graham of Kelley | Uustal in Fort Lauderdale is no stranger to negligent security lawsuits. But this one really hit a nerve, as it involved a childhood friend murdered outside his Lauderhill apartment complex.…

NBC 6 Interviews Family of Jeffrey J. Brown and K|U Attorney Josiah Graham

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