Dave Kelly

Hennepin County Family Court


Work experience

Hennepin County Family Court
Arbitrator | 1987 - 2005
Helped lawyers and parties negotiate divorce settlements. Put on black robe and presided over final divorce hearings once the case was settled.
Chrysalis Center for Women
Volunteer lawyer | 1980 - 1995
Volunteered to do consultations at their law clinic - once a month for several years and after that from time to time.
United States Attorney for District of Minnesota
Law clerk | 1974 - 1974
Clerked for the US Attorney and his staff for the summer. Assisted in the Kronholm kidnapping trial.


University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
J.D. (1975), Law | 1972 - 1975
US Navy Officer Candidate School
Commission signed by Richard Nixon (1969), Line Officer Program | 1969 - 1969
University of Saint Thomas
B.A. (1968), History, Social Studies Education
Honors: Summa Cum Laude


Martindale-Hubbell | 2021


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