3034 Mitchellville Rd
Bowie MD 20716
No. Consultations are $100.00 per hour. If the Firm is retained, the first $100.00 is deducted from the total fee.
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy cases, Estate Planning (Will, Living Will, Health Care Directive and Power of Attorney Package), Estate Administration, Adoption, Guardianship, Name Change and criminal matters, including but not limited to State and Federal traffic violations, DUI, DWI, Assault, Theft, Misdemeanors, Violation of Probation, Expungements and MVA Hearings,
$200.00/hr (Associate) - $300.00/hr (Principal Attorney)
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Saturdays by Appointment)
The Kelsey Law Firm is committed to serving the community by providing honest, fair non-judgmental and respecful legal services. When you come to the Kelsey Law Firm, your case will be carefully and patiently heard so that you receive the best legal course of action for your situation and not what would be best for the firms' bottom line. At the Kelsey Law Firm you will receive an honest assessment of your needs whether that means you become a client of ours or we offer you alternatives that lead you in another postive direction that also resolves your issue. If you follow us on Facebook, you will also learn of upcoming events wherein we offer free legal advice thru "Law Day" and "Ask-a-Lawyer" programs hosted by area churches. At the Kelsey Law Firm, we want to help you as best we can, when we can and where we can. Call us and let us help you.
The Kelsey Law Firm has been managing a law office, in the Washington Metropolitan area for more than 20 years. During that time, the principal attorney, Ms. Kelsey has taught numerous legal studies courses at the University of Maryland University College. In fact, Ms. Kelsey assisted with the revision of the on-line course after the laws changed in 2005. Most importantly, for the client, at the Kelsey Law Firm, our attorneys not only have had no grievance complaints filed against them but Ms. Kelsey actually serves as a peer review attorney for the State's Attorney Grievance Commission. So you can be sure that you will receive legal services that follow the rules of professional conduct. This includes having an attorney assigned to your case that is experienced, knowledgeable, concerned, thorough, committed, effective, on-time and accessible.
The Kelsey Law Firm is truly committed to serving the client. The office is equipped to communicate with their clients via phone or email during office hours. In addition, during non-working hours, the client is able to log-in to the clients' on-line case file, with their own personal log-in username and password. This allows the client to see exactly what is going on with their case in real time, 24/7, when it's convenient for them. The client is able to see what actions have taken place, what hearings are coming up, whether or not the attorney is in need of additional information, review secure messages, and receive and/or upload documents directly for immediate review, all privately and securely. The client is able to access this feature thru a desktop computer or smart phone app, so that they are connected to the firm at all times. Thus, there is never a time when the client doesn't know what's going on with their case. Finally, this services ensures that the clients documents are accessible to the client and always recoverable, at no additional charge, for years to come, in the event that any document is misplaced, lost or stolen. At the Kelsey Law Firm, the client is never left alone!
The Kelsey Law Firm believes that knowledge is power and when it comes to the client and their legal issues, we want the client to be an active and involved partner. The ultimatee goal, at the Kelsey Law Firm, is to listen to the client, analyze the information provided and then ultimately provide the quality legal recommendations that was paid for and expected from the firm and that will work best for the client.
Yes, The Kelsey Law Firm has assisted the community, for years, by volunteering to coach high school students in mock trial events; volunteering to mediate small claims cases for the area District Courts, taking on qualified referred pro bono cases from area legal aid services and by regularly speaking at "Law Day" and "Ask-a-Lawyer" events hosted by area churches. Ms. Kelsey is also treasurer for the the J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association (2011 - Present), a local minority bar association, who provides monetary awards to high school students who participate in oratorical contests. She also chairs the Bar's Scholarship Committee (2010 - Present), wherein she, along with several other assistants, screen scholarship applications for area law school students. Among Ms. Kelsey's many other volunteer activities, she is also on the teller ministry of her church.
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