Clinton L. Kelly

Certified as a Specialist in Medical Negligence by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

“Clint” was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Knox County, on February 25, 1968. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1990 from Rhodes College and his Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 1993 from Memphis University. While attending Memphis University, he served on the Memphis University Law Review and Moot Court Board. Clint was admitted to the Tennessee bar in October of 1993.

Education
  • Memphis University School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, 1993
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Moot Court Board Award
    Member of the Law Review
  • Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee, 1990
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Major: Political Science
Bar Admissions
  • State of Tennessee U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit
Professional Honors & Activities

Diplomate, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Association of Justice, served on the Board of Governors, Diplomate, National College of Advocacy

Publications
  • Author, Kelly on Malpractice (2008)
  • Comment, Malkiewicz v. R.R. Donnelly & Sons: Shielding the Guarantor From Liability Under the Tennessee Worker’s • • Compensation Act, Memphis University Law Review (Spring, 1992)
  • Note, The Tennessee Governmental Tort Liability Act, Memphis University Law Review (Fall, 1992)
  • Co-Author, The Seat Belt Law: Will it Buckle Under Constitutional Attack? The Tennessee Trial Lawyer (1994)
  • Co-Author, The Three Million Dollar Disc, The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, January, 1995
  • Speaker, “Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues in Tennessee”, NBI, December, 2003
  • Speaker, “Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues in Tennessee”, NBI, March, 2004
  • Speaker, “Medical Evidence in Tennessee”, NBI, October, 2006
  • Speaker, “Tackling Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues in Tennessee”, NBI, December, 2007
  • Speaker, “Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues in Tennessee”, NBI, November, 2008
  • Speaker, “Handling Medical Negligence Claims”, NBI, March, 2009
  • Speaker, “Managing Medical Malpractice Cases”, TAJ, November, 2009
  • Speaker, “Handling Medical Malpractice Claims”, NBI, December, 2009
  • Editor, Kelly on Malpractice Newsletter, 2002 to present
  • Editor, Kelly on Malpractice Blog, 2007 to present
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Areas Of Practice
  • Medical Malpractice in Tennessee and Kentucky
  • Medical Products Liability
  • Pharmaceutical Liability / Multi-District Litigation
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