Kelly J. Shindell DeLacey concentrates her practice on complex family law matters involving 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 in San Francisco. Kelly is a Fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and International Family Law Academy (IAFL). She has also recently been named as a Fellow with the American Bar Foundation (ABF). In addition, Kelly has been named a Super Lawyer in Northern California (2014-2022) 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 2017-2022, and top 100 Lawyers in Northern California in 2017, 2018, and 2022.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
100% Family Law
CERTIFIED LEGAL SPECIALTIES
California Board of Legal Specialization — Family Law, California State Bar
Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California - J.D.
Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, Ohio - Bachelors of Philosophy
HONORS AND AWARDS
Selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers List, 2014 - 2022
Northern California Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Selection, 2017 - 2022
Northern California Super Lawyers Top 100 Selection, 2017, 2018 and 2022
Outstanding young lawyer on the Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2009- 2013
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Fellow
International Academy of Family Lawyer (IAFL), Fellow
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
California Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law Specialist
San Francisco County Bar Association, Member
San Mateo County Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Super Lawyers, Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA