Meet Our Team


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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.

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Tim Paoli

Chief Operating Officer

Tim grew up in Greater Cleveland Ohio, he served in the United States Air Force from 2001-2005. Tim attended Nichols College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Business Management in 2005, then received his MBA from Suffolk University in 2008.

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Laura Kirschner

Director of Finance

Laura Kirschner has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Saint Cloud State University with Minors in Criminal Justice and International relations. She has been with the company for 6 years and has had outside financial experience as well as within the firm for 4 years. She specializes in the various financial aspects of the firm including the management of client funds. Her husband, daughter and two dogs, are her motivation and driving force.

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Sydney Bushard

Director of Marketing

Sydney is the Marketing Director for Michael Kelly 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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Jackie DeFerrari

Director of Case Management

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 Michael Kelly, she helps the team as a Paralegal and Case Manager.

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Paul K. Baker 


Paul grew up in Stoneham, MA. He graduated from Univ. of Mass. at Amherst, 1989 and Massachusetts School of Law, 1995. Paul's experience: Attorney Bloomenthal & Associates, P.C. 1995 - 1998, Attorney, Sheff Law Offices, P.C. 1998 - 2002 , Founder/Attorney Baker and Abraham, P.C. 2002 - 2012 , Founder/Attorney Baker Law Offices, P.C. 2012. Paul's Awards: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Attorney, The National Trial Lawyers, 2022 and Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney, Super Lawyers

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John Bita


John is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts. Prior to joining Michael Kelly, 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.

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Michael Anthony Satterwhite


Michael grew up in Lynn, Massachusetts and Hollywood, Florida. He graduated with an Associate degree from Northern Essex Community College, bachelor’s degree from UMass Lowell, and JD from Massachusetts School of Law. He is a member of the North Shore Latino Business Association and he volunteers at several non-profits and serves on multiple boards.

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Robert P. Kimball


Robert grew up in Needham, MA. After a 12 year career working in sports medicine and physical therapy, Robert entered the legal field handling PIP collections for law firms. After law school he joined a prominent firm in Boston; however, he eventually switched sides and gained a wealth of knowledge while working with insurance companies for many years. Robert has come back to his roots to manage the PIP collection department at Michael Kelly.

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Julie Wiles

Case Administrator

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 is a recent law school graduate, having obtained her JD from New England Law Boston in May 2023. Julie was previously in the role of Case Manager at Kelly and Associates and is thrilled to be returning and transitioning roles within the firm while pending admission to the Massachusetts Bar. In her free time, she is involved in local community theater.

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Denis Cooper

Intake Manager

Denis Cooper grew up in Westford, MA and interned for a summer with Michael Kelly 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.

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Claudia Campbell

Senior Paralegal

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


Annie Guo

Finance Assistant

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 Michael Kelly, she helps assist the staff with general tasks and provides an extra hand with the firm's workload.


Kyle Kreisher

Case Manager

Kyle went to Endicott College in Beverly MA for his bachelor's in English Literature and continues pursuing a paralegal cert from North Shore Community College. He helps us by keeping information flowing between members of the office and our clients. Kyle is also writing his own novel, By Candlelight.

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Ian Spillane

Case Manager

Ian Spillane grew up in San Diego, CA and is a Graduate of Political Science & Psychology at Leslie University, where he was also the Captain of the university baseball team. He works full time at Michael Kelly.

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Tadeo Moreno

Case Manager

Grew up in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora. Mexico. This is his first job in the legal field. Some of his family is heavily involved in the legal industry and he says it's the only thing he really has a passion for. Tadeo strives to be the bridge between attorney and client.

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Stephanie Taylor

Case Manager

Stephanie grew up in Vitória, ES. She entered law school when she was 16 years old. She worked at a law firm in Brazil for two years while in law school and later became the receptionist handling bookkeeping and administrative tasks. Stephanie is part of the Brazilian Order of Musicians and she enjoys visiting the children's hospital on Sundays and helps out where she can.

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Steff Giorgi

Case Manager

Staffanit if from Lynn, MA, has a bachelor’s degree in Painting from Montserrat College of Art. She started working in an Immigration office as a receptionist and quickly moved way up to being a legal assistant, the opportunity for a case manager opened at Kelly and Associates, where she's now working and looking forward to growing with our company.


Romeo Caparas

Case Manager Support

Romeo grew up in Davao City, Philippines where he got his Bachelors of Physical Education Major in School Physical Education. He has been with another firm for over a year and a half experience. Romeo provides assistance to case managers and assists them with documents, requests, and calls.


Amadelo “Delo” Lumagui

Case Manager Support

Delo grew up in Manila, Philippines, and graduated with a major in broadcasting. He did intake for a personal injury firm for a year and two months, and another year in medical intake and records retrieval. Delo also loves to help his community by helping in feeding programs or medical missions.


Jaypee Riosa

Case Manager Support

Jaypee has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Diploma in Culinary Arts. He has 3 years of experience with requesting and follow-up medical records on behalf of patients. Jaypee helps attorneys and case managers obtain medical records on behalf of their clients.


Aldrin Serquina

Case Manager Support

Aldrin has a Bachelor's Degree of Arts in English, and a Major in Literature/Linguistics at Mindanao State University-GSC. He was a legal assistant for over 2 years working with Personal Injury firm case set ups and gathering documentation until disbursement. Aldrin assists Case Managers with requests and gathering documents.

Aggressive, Dedicated, and Professional: Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, “The Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers”

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About Our Personal Injury Law Firm

At Michael Kelly 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 Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, “The Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers.” 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

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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 Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers” 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.