Kelly is joining Advancing Justice – LA’s removal defense team.

There, she will provide legal services to detained immigrants in Southern California while also developing new strategies for supporting the non-legal needs of those impacted by immigration detention. Kelly is an alumna of UCLA School of Law where she graduated from the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. While at UCLA Law, Kelly successfully represented several individuals in their pardon petitions to former California Governor Jerry Brown and was a founding member and executive director of UCLA Law Students for Immigrant Justice.