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Minnesota Bankruptcpy Lawyer Dave KellyHello, I'm David Kelly. Most people call me Dave. You might say I've been around the block. I've been practicing law for over 40 years. It's work I enjoy. Helping people is satisfying. In a survey at Martindale-Hubbell, the oldest and most respected lawyer directory in the U.S., I've been rated "av." This is their highest rating. I have a "Superb" rating (10 out of a possible 10) at AVVO.com. At the time of this writing there are twenty-three reviews about me at AVVO.com, all with five star ratings, along with nine endorsements from other lawyers.  


Right now there are twenty-three five star reviews posted at Google, and one review on Google that gives just one star.  After the one bad review was posted, business actually got better.  Maybe having a bad review proves that all the good reviews are real. Google's rating is a 4.8 out of a possible 5.


It seems that Google removes the reviews after they are a bit old, so I always appreciate fresh reviews there.  Compared to the reviews, I suspect that the specific details of my personal history aren't that interesting. For those who like to know such things, the rest of this page is devoted to some trivia.



B.A., summa cum laude, St. Thomas College, History and Social Studies Education. U.S. Navy Officer Candidate School, Line Officer Program. J.D., University of Minnesota Law School.



Member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and of the Bankruptcy Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Admitted to practice law in Minnesota. Admitted to United States District Court, District of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota State Bar Association and Hennepin County Bar Association.  United States Navy veteran.



Worked with my Dad at Kelly's Store, Montrose, MN. Canned corn at Northland Canning Co., Cokato, MN. Graduated St. Mary's High School, Waverly, MN. Former president, No-Name Ski Club. Former Y-Guides tribal chief. Member of Navy Seabee Veterans of America and the CBMU-302 Association. Married. Four children. Four grandchildren. 



Over the years I have attended days and days of classes conducted by the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA). In coming years I intend to attend more. 



Over the past few years I have been a regular contributor to the question and answer section of avvo.com.  At the time of this writing, there are 107 questions to which I have posted answers, but that number is increasing all the time.  Here are a few of my most recent answers. There's a link there if you would like to see them all.



Minnesota bankruptcy lawyer office across from RidgedaleKelly Law Office
11900 Wayzata Blvd. #116E
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Phone: 952-544-6356
Fax: 952-525-7924


Across I-394 from Ridgedale. Serving the entire Minneapolis and St. Paul area, with easy access from the western suburbs including Minnetonka, St. Louis Park, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, St. Michael, Waconia, Medina and Plymouth. Also available by appointment only at 8421 Wayzata Blvd., second floor, St. Louis Park, MN 55426.



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