James M. Kelly

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Cincinnati, OH

Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker LPA
 | 7 West Seventh Street, Suite 1400
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-721-3330
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Employment & Labor (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney James M. Kelly focuses his practice in the areas of law pertaining to business law and commercial litigation. He has represented businesses in disputes and lawsuits involving commercial and employment contracts , shareholder disputes, business transacations, non-compete restrictions and proprietary information.  In addition he has defended civil rights and related discrimination claims in court and administrative proceedings.  His experience includes appearances in the state and federal courts of Ohio, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas. He is a senior litigation partner in the firm Robbins, Kelly, Patterson & Tucker in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mr. Kelly was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1976 after graduating from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is admitted to practice within the state of Ohio, before the Northern and Southern U.S. District Courts of Ohio, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (40%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Employment & Labor (20%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

General Litigation (20%): Litigation, Restraining Order

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Litigation, Restraining Order

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018

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About James Kelly

Admitted: 1976, Ohio

Professional Webpage: http://www.rkpt.com/Attorneys/James-M-Kelly.shtml

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Approved Arbitrator, Center for Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitrator, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cincinnati Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1976

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer, Lawyers for the Poor Foundation, 1995 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Professionalism, Cincinnati Bar Association, VLP Foundation, 2002
  • Employment Law, Ethics, National Business Institute, 2004
  • Employment Law, Ethics, National Business Institute, 1998
  • Ethics, Professionalism, Lorman Education Services, 2003
  • Ethics, Professionalism, Lorman Education Services, 2000 - 2001

Educational Background:

  • Xavier University, B.A., 1973 (Honors)
Office Location for James M. Kelly

7 West Seventh Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: 513-721-3330

 

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Last Updated: 5/3/2017

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