Born to Walker Kelley and Florence Hayden Kelley in Denver, CO.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in law from the University of Nebraska.
Is a comment editor for the Nebraska Law Review until 1952.
Earns a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Nebraska and is admitted to practice law by the Nebraska State Bar Association.
Is a tax trial attorney within the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
Is a tax trial attorney within the Office of Regional Counsel for the IRS in Dallas, TX.
Serves of counsel with Kelley, Scritsmier & Byrne P.C. in North Platte, NE and continues in this role.
Is a partner and of counsel with Kelley, Scritsmier & Byrne (and Predecessors) in Denver, CO and presently maintains these roles.
Is named to Best Lawyers in America and maintains this title each year through the present.
Receives the Distinguished Service Award from the American Agricultural Law Association.
Is admitted to practice law by the Colorado Bar.
Receives the “Shining Light” Award for Legal Education Services from the Nebraska Bar Foundation.
Receives the Agricultural Law Section Legal Service Award from the Colorado Bar Association.
Is named among the Best Lawyers in Denver by 5280 Magazine.
Holds membership with the American Bar Association, Nebraska State Bar Association and Colorado Bar Association, among other groups.