Shanahan Law Group, PLLC Associate Jeffrey M. Kelly has been inducted into the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society’s 2019 Cohort. The North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society celebrates attorneys who report at least 50 hours of pro bono legal service in a calendar year.
“At Shanahan Law Group, we are committed to making our community, state and nation a better place, and Jeff puts that philosophy into action through his dedication to helping people who may not otherwise have access to critical legal advice,” said Kieran J. Shanahan, founder of Shanahan Law Group.
The North Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct encourage North Carolina attorneys to provide at least fifty hours of pro bono legal services each year to those who are unable to pay. North Carolina attorneys who provide services under North Carolina Pro Bono Practice Status who report at least 50 hours of pro bono legal service in a year will be inducted into that year’s cohort of the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society. Inductees receive a certificate from the Supreme Court of North Carolina recognizing their valuable contributions to the people of North Carolina. For more information, visit https://ncprobono.org/honorsociety.
Jeffrey M. Kelly is the Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Future of Law Committee, which is responsible for exploring the impact of emerging technology on the practice of law, and he is involved in several projects that increase access to legal services. He is also a Council Member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Law Section and its Appellate Practice Section. Kelly’s legal practice is concentrated in areas of complex business litigation, internal investigations, and outside corporate counsel services, including corporate and securities litigation, trade secret and intellectual property protection, data security, and unfair trade practices.