Kelly J. Shindell DeLacey

Kelly J. Shindell DeLacey

San Francisco, California
Kelly J. Shindell DeLacey concentrates her practice on complex family law matters involving stock option apportionment, property characterization, business valuation, spousal and child support, and highly contentious child custody disputes. Kelly is a Certified Family Law Specialist and has extensive experience assisting clients through all phases of litigation, both before private judges and in the public courthouse. In addition to being a litigator, Kelly enjoys creatively advising her clients in mediation and settlement negotiations.
Before joining DeLacey, Riebel & Shindell, Kelly was a Partner at Sideman & Bancroft. Kelly is a Fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). She has been named a Super Lawyer in Northern California (2014-2017) in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine and as an outstanding young lawyer on the Northern California Rising Stars list (2009-2013). Kelly was also named as a Top 50 Woman Lawyer in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine in 2017. 

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Family Law Specialist

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2005


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers List , 2014 - 2018
  • Outstanding young lawyer on the Northern California Rising Stars list, 2009 - 2013
  • Northern California Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Selection, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Fellow
  • California Board of Legal Specialization , Family Law Specialist
  • San Francisco County Bar Association, Member
  • San Mateo County Bar Association, Member
  • Super Lawyers, Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA
  • Family Violence Appellate Project , Chair
  • American Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Sideman & Bancroft, Partner
  • Viola Law Firm, P.C., Partner