Mitchell Kelling: Family law attorney makes time for community
Mitchell Kelling, who specializes in family law with Horack Talley in Charlotte, has had a breakout year.
Kelling has made exceptional contributions to her profession and the community, including leadership roles with Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Girls on the Run Charlotte and the Children’s Law Center, now part of the Children and Family Services Center.
Mitchell serves on the Children’s Theatre’s board of directors. She is part of the transition team that will hire a new executive director and ensure a smooth transition from the previous director.
She chairs the advisory board for Girls on the Run, focusing on fund development, community advocacy and expansion to strengthen the organization.
Mitchell is a volunteer attorney for the Children’s Law Center, a nonprofit that provides legal counsel for children, typically in high-conflict cases involving families of limited financial means. Cases can involve domestic violence, alcohol or drug abuse, and other serious issues.
Mitchell has been very active with the Family Law Council in the past year. The council provides training to family law attorneys in the state.
Kelling’s practice is devoted to family law, representing clients in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. She is certified as a family law specialist by the N.C. State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Her expertise includes alimony, child support, separation agreements and property settlements, and many other family law matters.