Biography

Kelly M. Gorman is an associate practicing in the Corporate Department. While in law school, Kelly served as a volunteer for the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. She also interned with Mid-Missouri Legal Services. Kelly was an Associate Editor for the Missouri Law Review and published an article "Missouri Court Limits the Reach of the Pollution Exclusion" in the Spring 2014 edition of the Missouri Law Review. That semester, Kelly was also awarded the Mendes Hershman Award from the American Bar Association's Business Law Section.

Prior to joining Lewis Rice, Kelly interned for United States Senior District Judge E. Richard Webber, where she conducted legal research, prepared draft orders and opinions, and observed court proceedings. As an undergraduate, Kelly interned at the Public Defender's Office in Adair County.

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Academic excellence awards in Secured Transactions, Business Organizations, Professional Responsibility, and Landlord/Tenant Law and Practice
  • Truman State University (B.S., cum laude, 2012)
    • Sociology/Anthropology
    • President's Distinguished Leader Award

Legal Background

  • Summer associate, Lewis Rice LLC (2014)
  • Judicial intern, United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (2013)
  • Student intern, Missouri State Public Defender (2010-2011)

Admissions

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar