Professor of Law
- JD, 1983, University of Michigan
- MA, 1980, University of Illinois at Chicago
- BGS, 1975, University of Michigan
Areas of Expertise
Professor Kelly teaches and writes in the areas of contracts, remedies and family law.
Kelly clerked for the Honorable Daniel Friedman of the U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit and practiced law in Chicago. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 1988.
Honors and Affiliations
Kelly served as articles and administrative editor of the Michigan Law Review.
Kelly's publications include Remedies: Cases, Practical Problems & Exercises, 3rd Ed. (with Weaver, Partlett, and Cardi) (West Academic Publishing, 2014); Principles of Remedies Law, 2nd Ed. (West Academic Publishing, 2011); Inside Contract Law: What Matters and Why (Wolters Kluwer, 2010); “The Phantom Reliance Interest in Contract Damages” in 92 Wisconsin Law Review 1755 (1992); and “The Rightful Position in 'Wrongful Life' Actions” in 42 Hastings Law Journal 505 (1991).