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TARA J. KELLY
Associate
St. Petersburg

360 Central Avenue, Suite 700
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

T (727) 825-3660
F (727) 821-1968

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Tara J. Kelly is an Associate in the firm’s St. Petersburg office. She is a member of the firm’s PIP-SIU/General Trial Practice Group. Her practice focuses on personal injury, property damage, and insurance fraud.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Banker Lopez Gassler P.A., St. Petersburg, FL
    Associate, March 2022 to Present
  • Office of the Public Defender – Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Bradenton, FL
    Assistant Public Defender, July 2021 to March 2022
  • Office of the Public Defender – Sixth Judicial Circuit, Clearwater, FL
    Assistant Public Defender, August 2019 to June 2021
    Certified Legal Intern, January 2019 to May 2019
  • Smith Thompson, Tampa, FL
    Law Clerk, April 2018 to May 2019
  • Office of the Federal Public Defender for Florida’s Middle District, Tampa, FL
    Intern, January 2018 to May 2018
  • Florida Twelfth Circuit Court, Sarasota, FL
    Intern to the Honorable Erika N. Quartermaine, June 2017 to August 2017

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • The Florida Bar: Young Lawyers Division
  • Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Guardian ad Litem, Pinellas County 2016-2019
PRACTICE AREAS
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
  • Property Damage Litigation
EDUCATION
  • J.D., cum laude, Stetson University College of Law, 2019 (Trial Team)
  • B.S., cum laude, Florida State University, Criminology, International Affairs (Dean’s List)
  • A.A., cum laude, Pensacola State College, Criminal Justice
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Florida State Courts
DISTINCTIONS
  • William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Awards
  • Highest Grade Recognition in: Administrative Law, Florida Criminal Procedure, and Juvenile Law Seminar