Kelly Hall, Esq.





Kelly Hall is a Virginia-based attorney, writer, and small business development expert serving clients throughout the mid-Atlantic region.  She writes a featured column for Richmond Family magazine, where her analysis focuses primarily on obstacles and opportunities to assert legal rights pertaining to children and youth.

Ms. Hall comes to Henley with more than a decade of experience working with non-profits and grassroots organizations.  Today, her Richmond-based law firm specializes in small business formation, business contracts, estate planning, business liability and strategic asset protection. Her pro bono work includes partnering with the ACLU to champion for gender identity rights of children.  She frequently gives seminars throughout the region on estate and small business planning, as well educating seniors concerning end-of-life decisions.  She is a member of the Virginia Bar Association.

Prior to becoming an attorney and business consultant, Ms. Hall worked with several government agencies, such as First Five and AmeriCorps, to advocate on behalf of diverse constituencies on issues surrounding child safety and health care public policy.  In addition, she is experienced in non-profit grant writing, and together with law enforcement in the San Francisco Bay Area, she championed an innovative program providing teens opportunities to satisfy probation-mandated volunteer hours through meaningful work with local non-profits.

Ms. Hall earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Denver on full scholarship and graduated in the top 3 percent of her class.  Her many accolades include three American Jurisprudence Awards.  She will complete her M.A. in Public Affairs with an emphasis in non-profit management at the University of Colorado in 2012, and she holds a B.A. in Theology from Santa Clara University.  In her free time, Ms. Hall enjoys going to parks with her husband and their four-year-old daughter.