Kelsey provides cost-efficient legal services in a variety of areas of law by effectively litigating and negotiating for her clients. With more than 10 years experience, she confidently guides her clients through their cases by providing reason and understanding, developing creative solutions to contentious problems, developing individualized case plans, and litigating aggressively to obtain excellent results.
The primary focus of Kelsey’s legal work is civil litigation and trial practice. Kelsey’s litigation practice encompasses a variety of areas of law including trust and fiduciary litigation, consumer protection issues, complex and class action litigation, negligence and personal injury, medical malpractice, contract disputes, elder abuse, and financial exploitation.
Kelsey represents clients in consumer protection matters involving unfair and deceptive sales practices, financial exploitation of seniors, bad faith insurance practices, and unfair and fraudulent practices related to the sale or financing of homes. She is committed to advancing the cause of just treatment for Oklahoma consumers.
Class Actions & Complex Litigation
Class actions are an excellent tool to advance and protect the interests of a group or “class” of people who have suffered similar damages or injuries. Kelsey represents clients in class action litigation to efficiently and economically advance the interests of the group.
Fashion & Retail Law
Kelsey is honored to be the first Oklahoma attorney to offer fashion law as an area of practice. Fashion law is an emerging area of law which addresses the legal issues of a garment from conception to brand protection. It is a unique specialty that includes a variety of areas of law including drafting and negotiating contracts, corporate and real estate law, employment and labor relations, design protection, licensing, and litigating intellectual property issues.
Trust & Estate Litigation
Kelsey represents administrators, trustees, and beneficiaries in contentious and contested litigation regarding trusts and estates. She litigates trust and estate matters to ensure the proper and lawful discharge of duties imposed upon fiduciaries and to remedy breaches of trust.
Probate & Guardianship
Probate is the legal process to conclude the legal and financial matters of a deceased person. Kelsey represents clients in the administration of estates to ensure debts are paid and proper distribution is made to the heirs or beneficiaries. Guardianship is the legal process to protect the personal and property rights of an incapacitated person. Kelsey represents clients to obtain appointment as guardian of incapacitated adults.
Entity Formation & Nonprofit Organization
Kelsey works with clients to form entities appropriate for the clients’ needs and business goals. Entity formation involves understanding the structure of the business and preparing the materials necessary to register and form the company. Kelsey also assists clients with starting nonprofit organizations and obtaining 501(c)(3) charitable tax exempt status.
Kelsey has successfully represented clients before various administrative and regulatory agencies. From water well issues presented to the Corporation Commission to plumbing disputes presented to the Construction Industries Board, Kelsey has obtained winning results for clients.
Appellate law involves analyzing trial records, identifying and framing issues on appeal, researching and analyzing the law, drafting briefs, and advocating in appellate courts. Kelsey represents clients at the appellate level to correct errors of the trial courts, persuade appellate courts to overturn lower court decisions, and to expand or change the interpretation of statutory law. Advocating at the appellate level is one of Kelsey’s favorite areas of practice.