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D. Michael "Mike" Kelly

1523 Huger Street, Suite A Columbia, South Carolina 29201
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Mike Kelly Law Group LLC

Years In Practice


Phone Number (803) 726-0123
Mike Kelly has practiced law in South Carolina for more than 40 years. He has spent his entire career working hard to protect the rights of South Carolinians and build a better, more just community. Mike is highly experienced in personal injury, workers' compensation, disability, insurance litigation and handling professional liability claims. He combines his knowledge of law with a compassionate approach to each client.
What legal services does this lawyer offer?
How is this lawyer compensated?
Contingency Fees
This lawyer is compensated by clients, often based on a contingency fee.
Bar Admissions
South Carolina
Admitted in 1977
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands - Personal Injury
  • South Carolina SuperLawyers
  • University of South Carolina School of Law Compleat Lawyer Award, 1993
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association Public Citizen Award, 1994
  • University of South Carolina Department of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Alumnus Award, 2009
  • Central Carolina Community Foundation Vision Award, 2011
  • SC Philharmonic Citizenship Award, 2011-2012
  • SC Chapter American Board of Trial Advocates--Chapter Service Award, 2014
  • Boy Scouts of America Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award, 2014
Organizations & Affiliations
American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Executive Council, 1988 - 1990
American Board of Trial Advocates, South Carolina Chapter
President, 2007 - 2009
Board of Governors, South Carolina Bar
Regional Governor, 1992 - 1994
Central Carolina Community Foundation
Chair, 2009 - 2011
Chief Justice's Commission on Lawyer Advertising
Member, 2010 - 2012
Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties
Board Member/Chair, 2007 - 2014
Economics of Law Practice Section, American Bar Association
Executive Council, 1990 - 1992
Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
Gills Creek Watershed
Board Member
Glenforest School Board
Chair, 2001 - 2008
Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, 2010 - 2011
House of Delegates, South Carolina Bar
Permanent Member
Indian Waters Council, Boy Scouts of America
Executive Board
Law Related Education Division, South Carolina Bar
Chair, 1991 - 1992
New Morning Foundation
Board Member, 2004 - 2005
Palmetto Development Group
Board Chair
Palmetto Legal Services
Board Chair, 1999 - 2003
Richland County Airport Commission
Richland County Bar Association
President, 1990 - 1992
South Carolina Bar
President, 1999 - 2000
South Carolina Bar Foundation
Treasurer, 2005
South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
President, 1987
South Carolina Centers for Equal Justice
Board Member, 2003 - 2005
South Carolina Judicial Independence Commission
Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section, South Carolina Bar
Chair, 1990
United Way of the Midlands
Board Member, 2009 - 2011
University of South Carolina College of Liberal Arts National Advisory Council
Governing Board Member, 2002 - 2015
University of South Carolina Longstreet Theater Campaign Fund
Board Chair, 2002 - 2005
University of South Carolina School of Law Building Campaign
Co-Chair, 2003 - 2015
Board Member
Work Experience
Mike Kelly Law Group
2004 - Current
Suggs & Kelly PA
1981 - 2004
Lee, Suggs & Kelly Attorneys at Law, PA
1974 - 1981
University of South Carolina, Juris Doctor
Graduated 1977
University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Arts
Graduated 1974
Contact Details and Office Locations
1523 Huger Street, Suite A
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
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