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.

Laura Crovo Named Chief Operating Officer of Kelley | Uustal

The Kelley | Uustal firm has named Laura Crovo as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for its day to day operations, finances, and human resources. The firm specializes in…

Sean Parys Joins Kelley | Uustal Trial Attorneys

Kelley | Uustal is pleased to welcome trial attorney Sean Parys to the firm.  Parys earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School where he was an editor on the Harvard Civil…

Trial Attorney Yanique L. Otto, Founder of The Otto Law Group, Joins Kelley | Uustal as a Partner

“Yanique is a valuable addition to our team,” said founding partner John Uustal. “She’s knownfor her perseverance in and out of the courtroom. We are incredibly impressed by her passion for…