Kelly Smith attended the University of Pittsburgh where she graduated with magna cum laude honors in 2010. Following her undergraduate education, Kelly attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in May of 2013. During law school, Kelly received two Certificate of Achievement awards for legal writing. She also had the honor of serving as Managing Editor on Pitt’s Tax Review Journal from 2012-2013.

Prior to joining Carpenter, McCadden & Lane, Kelly worked for two years at Covelli Law Offices, a general practice firm, in Pittsburgh, Pa. While in law school, Kelly also clerked in the Common Pleas Criminal Division and interned with Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Aid, Inc.

Kelly is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey. She joined Carpenter, McCadden & Lane in August of 2013.


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