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Jeffrey Wendell Kelley

Jeffrey Wendell Kelley, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1975, United States District Court (middle and northern districts) Georgia 1975, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982. Named a Super Lawyer, Atlanta Ma., Legal Elite in bankruptcy/ creditors’ rights, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2004.

Background

  • Kelley, Jeffrey Wendell was born on June 8, 1949 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Son of Wendell J. and Evelyn V. (Kimpel) Kelley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Lipscomb College, 1971. Postgraduate, Vanderbilt University, 1972. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1975.

    Career

    • Associate Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, Atlanta, 1975-1982, partner litigation department, with bankruptcy specialty, 1982—2003. Partner, leader, bankruptcy practice group Troutman Sanders LLP, since 2004. Speaker in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1975, United States District Court (middle and northern districts) Georgia 1975, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982.

    Works

    • Notes and comments editor University Illinois Law Review, 1974-1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (litigation committee), American Bankruptcy Institute (member committee), Georgia Bar Association (bench and bar committee 1988), Atlanta Bar Association (chairman law day 1980), Lawyers Club Atlanta (rules and judiciary committee 1995), Federal Bar Association, John E. Cribbett Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, golf, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Marsha Lynn Adams, August 21, 1971. Children: Julie M., Anna E., Adam J., Grant W.
    • father: Wendell J. Kelley
    • mother: Evelyn V. (Kimpel) Kelley
    • spouse: Marsha Lynn Adams
    • children: Julie M. Kelley
    • Anna E. Kelley
    • Adam J. Kelley
    • Grant W. Kelley
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    Born June 8, 1949
    (age 68)
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