Kelly is a Senior Attorney in the Evelyn Frank Legal Resources Program. Before coming to NYLAG in January 2015, Kelly worked as a Community Health Advocate and Health Access Specialist at the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island and as a Staff Attorney at Nassau-Suffolk Law Services, where she represented clients affected by a cancer diagnosis. Prior to and while attending law school, Kelly worked in health care as a patient advocate in hospitals, educating and advocating for the patients’ rights. She is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law where she earned a J.D. with an Honors Citation in Health Law. She also has a M.A. in Health Administration and a B.A. from Hofstra University.