Attorney Profile

Meet Starkville Attorney J. Brian Kelley

A Starkville, Mississippi, attorney who has dedicated his entire career to serving the people of his hometown, J. Brian Kelley is a solo practitioner with more than two decades of experience.

Kelley Law Firm, PLLC, is located in the historic Cotton District, just blocks from the Mississippi State University campus. The firm handles a variety of legal matters, including personal injury, family law, estate planning and probate, business law, and criminal defense.

After graduating from MSU with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1992, Kelley earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1995. He began his legal career as an assistant district attorney in the 19th Judicial District Circuit Court before opening his own practice in 1998.

Kelley is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and the Starkville Bar Association. He is also a board member of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, the nonprofit organization that leads economic development efforts in Starkville and Oktibbeha County.

John Brian Kelley (BKA J. Brian Kelley)

Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


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