Kelly Chanfrau is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an Expert in Labor and Employment Law (an honor achieved by less than 7% of Florida Bar Members).
Kelly represents both employees and management in all aspects of employment law, wage and hour law, discrimination and harassment. She also aggressively represents individuals in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Kelly has recovered millions of dollars for her clients through jury verdicts, judgments, arbitration awards, and settlements.
Kelly has successfully represented both individuals and numerous Fortune 500 Companies, several large nationwide retailers, an international bank, nationwide restaurants chains and franchises, public employers of all types, and numerous other local and national companies in a wide array of industries and sizes in a variety of sustentative areas before state courts, federal courts in Florida, Alabama, and Texas, appellate state and federal courts, arbitration panels, the Department of Labor, School Boards, Pension Boards, and Human Resources Boards. Kelly has tried cases and received excellent jury verdicts in both state and federal courts.
Kelly provides client counseling to employees and management, management training, handbooks, and policy building materials and consulting for clients in all industries and for clients of all sizes. She has given lectures to lawyers and HR Professionals across Florida on new trends in employment law, including a Continuing Legal Education Seminars, and the Florida National Employment Lawyers Association and the Florida Justice Association.
Prior to attending law school, Kelly worked at one of the World’s leading advertising agencies (Arnold Worldwide Communications) in Boston, Massachusetts as an Account Coordinator where she was chosen to work on a professional development committee for employees. In college, Kelly was chosen to work at the Office of Naval Intelligence and was awarded an award for her Exceptional Competence and Devotion to Duty.