Attorney Mandy L. Kelly received her law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Prior to law school, Mrs. Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration-Pre Law from Michigan State University. Mandy previously worked for the University of Detroit Mercy’s non-profit organization, Project SALUTE, helping low-income veterans obtain military compensation and pension benefits. She has traveled the country assisting veterans in obtaining VA disability benefits and has trained new attorneys in the area of veterans law.
Mrs. Kelly has focused her practice on helping disabled veterans returning home from serving our country. She works tirelessly to help our veterans fight yet another battle in obtaining their disability benefits before both the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Social Security Administration. Mrs. Kelly has also been recognized as a top 10 best attorney for exceptional and outstanding client service by the American Institute of Legal Counsel.
Mandy is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Macomb County Bar Association, National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, and National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates. She is also accredited to practice before the Department of Veterans Affairs. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and supporting her Alma mater – Go Green!
Honors, Awards, and Recognition
- Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2021-2022
Civic and Community Engagement
- Free Legal Aid and Resource Fair, Disability Law Group, April 2019
- Virtual Free Legal Aid and Resource Fair, Disability Law Group, May 2021
- Free Legal Aid and Resource Fair, Disability Law Group, May 2022
Publications and Presentations
- Veterans Law Clinic Boot Camp, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, March 2022