Kelley Cannon is a partner and shareholder in litigation. Born in Anderson, South Carolina on May 29, 1970, Kelley is a former law clerk to the late Honorable Marc H. Westbrook. She received a B.A. in Political Science from the College of Charleston in 1992. While at the College, she was a member of Chi Omega and the honorary fraternity, Omicron Delta Kappa. She received her J.D. in 1995 from the University of South Carolina School of Law where she was a member of Phi Delta Phi.
Kelley is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, and the Richland County Bar Association. She practices primarily in general litigation, premises liability insurance defense, automobile accident litigation and construction litigation, and enjoys trying cases statewide.
Kelley was a charter Class Representative of the College of Charleston’s Philanthropy Board. She and her family are active members of the Washington Street United Methodist Church. She has served several terms on the Washington Street UMC Child Development Center Board of Directors, which she chaired twice. She is also a past member of the Board of Directors of the Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter, which serves to provide a safe haven to children who are victims of abuse and neglect, and is a previous secretary of that Board.
Kelley is certified as both a Mediator and an Arbitrator in South Carolina Circuit Court. She has an AV Preeminent rating in Martindale-Hubbell, with a rating of 4.8 out of 5.