Evan Kelly

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Bellwoar Kelly, LLP
Evan Kelly
Bellwoar Kelly, LLP

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Legislative & Governmental Affairs, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2000

Education: Villanova University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
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Bellwoar Kelly, LLP

126 West Miner Street
Suite 1
West Chester, PA 19382 Visit website


As a founding attorney at the reputable law firm of Bellwoar Kelly, LLP, Evan Kelly has accumulated extensive experience in a variety of practice areas. From his law firm based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, he helps clients in Philadelphia, Reading and the surrounding metro areas navigate serious legal concerns related to the following:

·         Criminal defense

·         Personal injury

Attorney Kelly has successfully handled several high-profile cases related to first-degree murder, homicide and rape. From his representation of well-known athletes to government officials, he has built a reputation as one of the leading criminal defense attorneys in the state. Beyond his criminal defense practice, he has dedicated a portion of his career to advocating for the injured.

After graduating with his Juris Doctor from Villanova University School of Law in 2000 and later receiving permission to practice from the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Mr. Kelly has accumulated various distinctions and recognitions due to his impressive record of success. These include The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, a "Superb" rating from Avvo and multiple client satisfaction awards from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. He is also a certified specialist in death penalty laws, a distinction granted by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

A consummate professional, Evan Kelly maintains active memberships in the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys and the Chester County Bar Association. By combining his past experience as chief counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary with his years of practicing law as an advocate for Philadelphia-area residents, attorney Kelly continues to establish himself as a leader in both personal injury litigation and criminal defense.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Legislative & Governmental Affairs, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Murder, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sex Offenses

  • 80% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Legislative & Governmental Affairs
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2000, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.bellwoarkelly.com/attorney/evan-j-kelly/

  • Top 10 Attorney Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2014 - Present
  • Top Lawyer, Main Line Today Magazine, 2010 - Present
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2007 - Present
  • Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2014 - Present
  • Top 100 lawyers in PA Criminal Defense ASLA
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2014 - Present
Educational Background:
  • West Chester University, West Chester, PennsylvaniaB.A. summa cum laude - 1997
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Eastern Technology Counsel
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Young Professionals of Chester County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • West Chester University Alumni Finance Committee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, Member
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Death Penalty Certified in Pennsylvania, 2011

Office location for Evan Kelly

126 West Miner Street
Suite 1
West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 866-244-5318


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

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