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Phillip T. Kelly

Assistant Attorney General
Constitutional Offices Section
Office: 614-644-7876
Fax: 877-462-0928
Phillip joined the Attorney General’s Office in 2023.  Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, Phillip was an Associate Attorney at a civil litigation law firm in Columbus, Ohio. In this role, Phillip’s practice focused on Labor & Employment law, where he assisted clients in areas pertaining to employment discrimination and 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claims.
While in law school, Phillip was a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Christopher B. Epley at the Second District Court of Appeals. There, Phillip wrote memoranda of law and draft opinions for cases on appeal.
  • State of Ohio (2022)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • The Order of Barristers
  • Runner-up Best Oralist, 2020 Walter H. Rice Moot Court Competition
  • Runner-up Best Brief, 2021 Region Six Moot Court Competition
  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2022
    • Staff Writer, University of Dayton Law Review
    • Associate Justice of Intramural Competitions, University of Dayton Moot Court
  • Ohio Dominican University, B.A., Political Science, 2019