Kelly M. Davis was admitted to practice law in the State of Texas in 1999. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Southwest Texas State University in 1995. After college she attended the Lawyer’s Assistant Graduate Program at Southwest Texas State University and received her certification as a Lawyer’s Assistant. Following graduate school, she enrolled at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas.
In May of 1999, Ms. Davis earned her Juris Doctorate degree.
In 2004, Ms. Davis received her basic civil, commercial and family mediation training from the National Mediation Academy, Inc.
In 2004, Ms. Davis received her arbitration training from the National Arbitration Academy, Inc.
Previous Legal Experience:
1999-2001 – Associate with Brotherton & Colbert, L.L.C.
2001 – Partner at Brotherton & Davis, Highland Village, TX
Current Legal / ADR Practice:
2002 to present – President of Kelly M. Davis & Associates, LLC
Although Ms. Davis specializes in construction litigation, she has a general practice which includes handling all problems from corporate inception to dissolution, partnership formation and disputes, real estate law, consumer litigation, contract disputes, and appeals.
2004 to present – President of Davis Dispute Resolution Services (“DDRS”)
DDRS is the first privately owned, full service Alternative Dispute Resolution center in Denton County. DDRS provides negotiation, mediation and arbitration services in all areas of civil litigation with an emphasis in Construction, Family, Employment, Contracts, and Business Disputes.
Eastern District of Texas, 2000
Northern District of Texas, 2010
Professional Associations and Membership:
American Bar Association – 1999 to present
Litigation, Section, Texas State Bar, 1999 to present
General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section, Texas State Bar, 2002 to present
Dispute Resolution Section, Texas State Bar, 2003 to present
Young Lawyer’s Association Section, Texas State Bar, 1999 to present
Dallas County Young Lawyers Association, 1999 to present
Home Builders Association of Greater Dallas, 2008 to present
Greater Lewisville Association of Realtors, 2008 to present
Lewisville Chamber of Commerce, 2006 to present
Recent Honors and Awards:
In 2004, Ms. Davis was admitted to the College of the State Bar of Texas, whose members comprise less than six percent of all attorneys licensed in the State of Texas. College members are required to attend at least thirty hours of Continuing Legal Education each year.
Ms. Davis has also been a speaker for many groups including homebuilder’s associations, realtor associations, builders, vendors and subcontractors, local mom’s group’s, daycares, local financial advisors, women’s investment group, retirement and assisted-living communities.
Ms. Davis speaks frequently on construction related legal issues as a guest on the Master Builder radio show servicing Parker, Tarrant, Wise, Hood, Erath, Somervell and Young counties