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Evan J. Kelly - West Chester, PA

126 W. Miner St. #1 West Chester, PA 19382

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Updated: 10/08/2021

West Chester Criminal Defense Lawyer


Founding attorney, Evan J. Kelly, is a seasoned trial attorney who has accumulated a wealth of experience handling high profile cases such as First Degree Murder, Rape and Attempted Homicide. Mr. Kelly has represented elected officials, professional athletes and other well-known individuals for numerous crimes throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...

About Evan J. Kelly

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding Attorney


  • English
  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Immigration Law
  • Divorce


  • 95%


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2000

Specialties and Certifications

  • Death Penalty Qualified, Pennsylvania Bar

Other Affiliations

  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys (Member)
  • PA Bar Association
  • Chester County Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Young Professionals of Chester County
  • Eastern Technology Counsel
  • West Chester University Alumni Finance Committee
  • National College of DUI Defense, Member

Past Positions

  • United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Arlen Specter, Chief Counsel of Oversight and Investigations, Chairman, 2005 - 2007
  • Chester County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2000 - 2002
  • Senator Arlen Specter's United States Senate Campaign in the State of Pennsylvania, Campaign Treasurer, 2010


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 2000
  • West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1997
    Honors: summa cum laude


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


126 W. Miner St. #1 West Chester, PA 19382


  • 610-344-7585


Other Sources of Feedback About Evan J. Kelly

Included on the 2023 Pennsylvania list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Evan J. Kelly on Super Lawyers


  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in the State of Pennsylvania by the American Jurist
  • Top 100 lawyers in PA Criminal Defense ASLA
  • Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015 - 2019
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2015 - Present
  • Top Lawyer, Main Line Magazine, 2015 - Present
  • Top 10 Attorney Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2014 - Present
  • Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2014 - Present
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2014 - Present
  • Top 10 Ranking, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2014 - 2019
  • Top Lawyer, Main Line Today Magazine, 2010 - Present
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2007 - Present
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Lawyers in the Eastern portion of Pennsylvania by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2014 - 2019
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in the State of Pennsylvania by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2014 - 2019
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys in the State of Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2014 - 2019
  • Top Attorneys of North America by Who's Who of North America, 2015 - 2019
  • Top 100 trial lawyers for the state of Pennsylvania by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer, 2017 - 2019

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