Wofford College, B.A., Summa cum laude, 2001
University of South Carolina, J.D., 2004
South Carolina Bar
United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
Richland County Bar Association
American Bar Association
South Carolina Defense Trial Lawyers Association
South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
Phi Beta Kappa
Kylie Keesley is a native of South Carolina, attending both college and law school in the state. Before joining Howser, Newman & Besley in 2005, she served as a Circuit Court law clerk for the Honorable James R. Barber, III. Ms. Keesley’s practice areas include automobile liability, construction defect defense, contract disputes, homeowners association matters, premises liability, products liability, professional negligence, and alternative dispute resolution. Her current practice involves representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation. Kylie is certified as both a Mediator and an Arbitrator in South Carolina and has served in this capacity in hundreds of cases.
Kylie’s wide range of experience allows her to relate to attorneys and parties on both sides of a case. This ability, combined with her skill for effective and candid communication, promotes her successful mediation practice. In all litigation matters, she prides herself on being conscientious and paying close attention to her work product. Whether representing large corporations or a client with little exposure to the judicial system, Kylie is able to communicate effectively and work diligently to uphold the firm’s reputation for integrity, honesty, and excellent legal service.