Boston College Law School, J.D., 2015, cum laude
Pomona College, B.A., 2010, cum laude
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Kelly Schwartz is a litigator who handles fiduciary duty claims, probate disputes, and trust and will contests.
The clients she serves include individuals, trustees and other fiduciaries, as well as a broad range of corporate entities.
While in law school, Kelly argued a case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which resulted in a victory for the client and a published decision. Kelly has also served as a writer and senior editor for the Boston College Law Review, and the Review has published two of her articles. She was also a judicial intern for The Honorable Spencer M. Kagan (ret.) at the Middlesex Probate and Family Court.
- Representation of individuals in connection with fiduciary duty claims, probate disputes, and trust and will contests in the probate court.
- Defense of companies in connection with complaints of discrimination.
- Pro bono representation for individuals through the Women’s Bar Foundation’s Family Law Project.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Trusts and Estates New Developments Committee Member, Boston Bar Association
- Member, The Trusts and Estates Consortium
- Member, Women's Bar Association
- Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
Kelly is an advocate for building relationships and communities. Kelly feels strongly that people need to take time to connect over common interests and conversation. To further her vision, Kelly co-organizes a book club for women attorneys at the firm.
Awards and Recognition
- The Philip Joseph Privitera ’95 Commencement Award recipient for exceptional contributions through scholarship and commitment to service, Boston College Law School, 2015.