Michael Louis Kelly

Redondo Beach, CA Attorneys serving Torrance and the South Bay Area

One of the most prestigious and accomplished trial lawyers in the United States, Michael Louis Kelly brings a unique depth and breadth of experience to Kirtland & Packard, LLP.

A senior partner at the firm, Mr. Kelly has won hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients while representing them in cases involving:

Mr. Kelly is AV-rated, which means he has earned the highest possible evaluation of his ethics and legal ability from the legal community.

Mr. Kelly leads a team of passionate, experienced litigators who fight for the justice and compensation innocent victims deserve.

Education
  • Seattle University (B.A., 1975)
  • University of Idaho (J.D., 1978)
    • Member, Idaho Law Review, 1976-1977
    • Board of Editors, 1977-1978; Comments Editor, 1977-1978
Admissions
  • California Bar
  • California Supreme Court
  • Colorado Bar
  • US Supreme Court
  • US District Court, Northern District of California
  • US District Court, Eastern District of California
  • US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Memberships
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, State Bar of Colorado
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Vice Chairperson, Committee on Aviation Litigation, 1990-1992
  • Member, Section of Tort and Insurance Practice
  • Member, Section of Science and Technology
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, South Bay Bar Association
  • Member, Lawyer-Pilot's Bar Association
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of America
  • Member, Los Angeles County Superior Court Settlement Programs
  • Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Awards
  • AV-Rated
  • Southern California Super Lawyer®
  • Leading 500 Plaintiff Lawyer
  • Litigator Award, 2014
  • Litigator Award, 2015
  • AV Preeminent