The partners are pleased to announce the association of Thomas Kelly with the firm. Tom will undertake a general practice, including transactional law matters involving real estate, business, and estates, and litigation arising from these matters.
Thomas Kelly is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor in 2013. He is a 2016 candidate for his LL.M., concentrating in Business Transactions. Tom holds a Bachelor of Music in Violin from University of Florida in 2003, and a Masters in Music Education from Florida State University in 2006, where he enjoyed a full tuition scholarship.
Tom grew up visiting his grandparents’ Franklin home during the summers. A professional musician and avid traveller, Tom relocated to Western NC to settle in and establish his practice in 2013. Tom is married to Raquel Kelly, a prosecutor in the 30th Judicial District.
Established in Sylva in 1951, Coward, Hicks and Siler, P.A. is one of the most broadly-respected firms in Western North Carolina, and now offers the talents of seven attorneys in four locations: Asheville, Sylva, Cashiers and Franklin. They offer general practice in all courts, including trials, eminent domain, personal injury, probate, estate planning, real estate, corporations and family law. The partners look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with Tom, and are excited to welcome him to the firm.