LLOYD E KELLEY BIO
Lloyd E. Kelley, “Kelley”, is a lifelong Houstonian with over 17 years of experience as a civil trial attorney. He began his career in the 1970’s in the Houston Police Department. As a Lieutenant, Kelley received the prestigious Chief of Police Commendation.
While working at HPD, Kelley earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston and a Master’s Degrees from Rice University and Sam Houston State University. During law school at the University of Houston, Kelley was a top law student and was selected to be on Law Review. Kelley was also awarded the Honorable Chris Cole award for courage.
After 13 years of dedicated service in the Houston Police Department, Kelley became an attorney with the nationally renowned firm of Fulbright & Jaworski.
In 1992, Kelley received the honor of joining the White House Fellowship, one of America’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. Working under both Presidents George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Kelley worked in areas such as legal and judicial reform and international organized crime with the State Department.
Returning to Houston in 1994, Kelley continued his service to his community as a City Councilman and soon after the City Controller of Houston.
Kelley returned to private practice in 1998, founding Lloyd E. Kelley & Associates. In the last decade, Kelley has been widely acknowledged as one of the most accomplished trial lawyers of his time, holding some of the largest verdicts and settlements in Harris and Fort Bend County. Kelley and his cases have received local and national and media coverage.
Kelley is committed to delivering the highest level of legal services and personal attention to his clients. He has the experience you demand when it comes to Civil Litigation. Kelley has dedicated himself to keeping ahead of the growing economy of Texas and the increasingly complicated legal and technological issues that have evolved in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights Litigation.
Kelley is highly skilled in commercial real estate and corporate transactions, making him the efficient choice for the legal services that businesses and individuals need.
Kelley has represented clients in an array of forums, including federal courts, state courts, arbitration hearings, and hearings before administrative agencies. He has also prepared and presented argument before the state and federal courts of appeal.
Kelley’s strong work ethic and focused nature demonstrate his unrelenting desire for excellence to win. Kelley is known for his solid history in the preparation, litigation and trial of many types of complex lawsuits.
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