Katie Kelley is an associate attorney with Chestnut Cambronne, currently practicing exclusively in the firm's Family Law Practice Group. Admitted to the bar in 2017, she has experience throughout the family law spectrum, including domestic abuse orders for protection, marital dissolution, post-decree matters, custody and parenting time disputes, third party custody, and financial support.
While in law school at Loyola University Chicago, Katie worked as a student attorney on the domestic violence team at Chicago’s Legal Aid Society. Katie represented exclusively Spanish-speaking clients there and continues to represent the Spanish-speaking community in her current practice. She majored in International Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Katie strongly believes in making the legal system as accessible as possible. She volunteers with Tubman and the Volunteer Lawyers Network and was named a North Star Lawyer by the Minnesota State Bar Association in 2021 for her pro bono service. Katie is also involved in the local family law legal community. She is the President-elect of the Family Law League organization and involved with the Family Law Council of the newly merged MSBA/HCBA/RCBA family law sections. She has been named a Rising Star attorney by SuperLawyers since 2021.
When she's not practicing law, Katie enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and daughter and going on walks and runs with their dog.