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Sara M. Kelley

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Sara M. Kelley
Chief Innovation Officer
Legal Engineer
Associate Attorney
Location: San Diego, CA
Phone: (858) 717-8040

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Dissolution (Divorce) of Marriage (and Domestic Partnership)
  • Legal Separation of Marriage (and Domestic Partnership)
  • Nullity of Marriage (and Domestic Partnership)
  • Trial Preparation
  • Request for Orders (RFOs)
  • Motions to Compel
  • Settlement Negotiations
  • Court Appearances
  • Discovery (Demand for Production, Special Interrogatories, Request for Admissions, Depositions, etc.)

Bar Admissions

California, 2013

Education

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California  
  • Juris Doctor - May 2013
  • Honors: Certificate for Law and Intellectual Property
San Diego State University
  • B.S., Bachelor of Science - December 2001
  • Major: Civil Engineering

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 2011 to Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member, 2011 to Present
  • American Inns of Court, J. Clifford Wallace Chapter, Associate Member, 2014 to 2016
  • American Constitution Society (ACS), Member, 2015 to 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dreams for Change, Inc., Nonprofit Co-Founder, Board Member and Volunteer, 2009 to Present

Legal Experience

Over 6 years of experience as an attorney. Additional areas of practice include civil rights, breach of contract, unlawful detainers, employment law, personal injury, business and nonprofit entity formation, and nonprofit reinstatement.

Fun Facts

  • Enjoys camping, traveling, and going to concerts with friends and family
  • Favorite job (before becoming an attorney): Taco Bell
  • Studied in China at Zhejiang University Guanghua Law School while attending TJSL
  • Full scholarship athlete (Women’s Crew) at San Diego State University