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Michael D. Kelly

Principal Attorney

Michael D. Kelly has a diverse background that provides a breadth of legal knowledge that he draws upon in serving his clients.

Stephen Semenza

Associate Attorney

Stephen is an attorney with Kelly and Associates representing clients in a wide range of personal injury matters. Prior to joining Kelly and Associates, Attorney Semenza litigated cases in different areas of the law.


John Bita

Associate Attorney

John is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts. Prior to joining Kelly & Associates, John litigated personal injury, employment, and civil rights matters but now focuses on personal injury cases. He attended Johns Hopkins University and UMass Amherst. He's a graduate of Suffolk Law School and now resides in East Boston with his fiancee and three cats.


Katie Mullen

Associate Attorney

Katie grew up in Waterbury, CT and moved in 2011 to Boston for law school. In 2014, she began practicing in 2014 in the areas of general civil litigation with a heavy focus on personal injury and medical malpractice. She now helps the team as a personal injury attorney for Kelly & Associates.

Benjamin Wadsworth

Chief Operating Officer

Ben joined Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers with the goal of helping people.  He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he majored in Political Science, graduating cum laude.  Working with Attorney Kelly and seeing firsthand how he has been able to help the people in our community, inspired Ben to go to law school himself and was admitted into the evening division at New England Law for the class of 2023. He is a recipient of the Sandra Day O’Connor merit scholarship.


Claudia Campbell

Paralegal / Litigation Assistant

Claudia Campbell has an associate degree in Paralegal Studies and her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. She joined Kelly & Associates as a Litigation Paralegal with 10 years of experience in Family, Employment, Personal Injury, and Medical Malpractice law.


Sydney Bushard

Marketing Director

Sydney is the Marketing Director for Kelly & Associates and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her role includes managing the firm's marketing campaigns, outreach to new clients, connect with other law firms to build relationships, create content for media platforms, create newsletters, and work alongside projects involving SEO.

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Laura Kirschner

Director of Client Relations

Laura grew up in Andover, Massachusetts before moving to Minnesota to attend St. Cloud State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in criminal justice and international relations.


Sebastien Gustave

Senior Case Manager

Sebastien is the Senior Case Manager at Kelly & Associates with a double major in Political Science and Public Administration. He previously worked as an Assistant property manager and Salesman, his experience with client related services serves him well in the personal injury field.


Zuri Peters

Case Manager

Zuri was born and raised in New York and began his paralegal career five years ago in civil litigation on the defense side of things. He now finds satisfaction in helping injured individuals as their paralegal.


Aidan Hoey

Case Manager

Aidan joined the firm in October 2020 as a Legal Assistant where he provided day to day support to the firm as a whole. He has since been promoted to the role of Case Manager where his duties are more focused on interacting with our clients directly. He is a point of contact for our clients, and additionally will be a part of facilitating the day to day functions of each case he is responsible for.


Denis Cooper

Paralegal/Case Manager

Denis Cooper grew up in Westford, MA and interned for a summer with Kelly & Associates prior to becoming a Paralegal/Case Manager. He helps manage our cases, keeps our clients up to date on information, and obtains records on behalf of clients.


Julie Wiles

Paralegal/Case Manager

Julie Wiles grew up in Medway, MA and received a Bachelor of Arts in European History from the University of Delaware with Minors in Spanish Studies and Disability Studies. She helps Kelly & Associates with managing clients and managing cases. In her free time, she enjoys doing community theater with the Needham Community Theater.


Jackie DeFerrari

Paralegal/Case Manager

Jackie grew up in Hanover, MA with a BA in English Writing and Literature from Emmanuel College. She's a certified diver, plays the piano, and enjoys baking, reading, and photography. At Kelly & Associates, she helps the team as a Paralegal and Case Manager.


Amanda Kay

Legal Assistant

Amanda Kay grew up in Southern New Hampshire and has over four years of experience working in the legal field. She is a first generation Cambodian-American who was part of the American Pool Association from 2016 to 2018. She has a passion for pool and for many other sports. Through her legal experience, she has grown a love for the legal field and hopes to one day become an attorney.


Annie Guo


Annie Guo is an Undergraduate at Suffolk University(2024) and will be a sophomore in the upcoming fall. She is a member of the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success. At Kelly & Associates, she helps assist the staff with general tasks and provides an extra hand with the firm's workload.


Ian Spillane


Ian Spillane grew up in San Diego, CA and is an undergrad of Political Science & Psychology at Leslie University, where he is also the Captain of the university baseball team.  He helps with general tasks at Kelly & Associates.

Aggressive, Dedicated, and Professional: Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers, “The Law Guys”

About Our Personal Injury Law Firm

At Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers, we are a team of smart, aggressive trial lawyers. We are personally committed to fighting for the maximum in a settlement or jury verdict. We know what it takes to get results in an injury case and continue to prove that to our clients time and again.

Our practice is built on trust. When you hire us, you will work directly with your attorney, not a case manager or a paralegal. You hired a lawyer and your case will be handled by a lawyer. Here, you can expect and demand that every time.

When you want an aggressive trial lawyer who goes the extra mile, turn to Kelly & Associates Injury Lawyers, “The Law Guys.” We promise to give you and your case our full attention, from start to finish.

We are so certain of our client service, we offer a 30-day, risk-free, guaranteed. If you are unhappy for any reason within the first 30 days of our representation, your file can be returned free of charge.

Experienced Lawyers, You Can Count On

Michael Kelly with the team
Our legal team is comprised of two talented trial lawyers. Michael D. Kelly is listed in the “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Michael has qualifications and backgrounds that help him successfully resolve injury and accident cases.

Mr. Kelly graduated from New England Law in Boston with “cum laude,” a high academic honor. His focus was on litigation, and he is a talented trial lawyer with demonstrated skills in negotiating settlements with insurance companies. You can count on “The Law Guys” to be aggressive, committed, and dedicated to seeking the maximum compensation allowed under the law.

Our experience in litigation is an advantage for our clients whose cases head to the courtroom. Our trial team will be working directly with you and we will keep you fully informed as your case moves forward. Our goal is to resolve your case quickly and at a fair level of compensation. If the insurance company stalls or makes what we believe is a low offer, we will not hesitate to make them pay dearly by taking them to court.

Our Boston Massachusetts Injury Practice

Our firm is headquartered in Boston, but we take on cases throughout Massachusetts. If you or a loved one were seriously injured, it is time to seek justice and full compensation. We are ready to speak with you immediately. You can count on us to do our job for you with professionalism, compassion, and the utmost in client care. We are ready to talk now.

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    I would highly recommend Michael Kelly to anyone who is seeking a knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated lawyer.

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    Michael D. Kelly has a diverse background that provides a breadth of legal knowledge that he draws upon in serving his clients. Kelly compiled an excellent academic record during his three years at New England Law in Boston.