In 2002, I received a Juris Doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law with a Certification in Health Law. I obtained a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Legal Studies from Post University in 1998, and a Joint Associate’s Degree/Paralegal Certification from Briarwood College in 1994.
I formed my practice, The Law Offices of Sandra L. Kelsey in 2003.
In 2009, to better suit the expanding needs of our client base we transitioned into Kelsey Law, LLC. I concentrate in areas of real estate, commercial financing, business/commercial transactions, estate planning, and bankruptcy law. I enjoy the practice of law and the entrepreneurial aspects of running my own business. I aim to create a personal/approachable atmosphere while affording our clients the benefits of knowledge, education and experience.
I am admitted to the Bar of the State of Connecticut and the United States District Court for the State of Connecticut. I am a member of the following organizations:
American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association,
CBA – Real Estate Section and Women in the Law Section.
I am a charter member and hold a board position with Business Networking International.
I am an active leader in the Boy Scouts of America.
I am in my 8th year with Kelsey Law, and have spent many years in the customer service arena. My employment has centered on clients who are making important decisions that affect every aspect of their lives. I recognize the client may be going through a stressful or difficult time in their life and I try to make them feel at ease. I take my responsibility seriously and give each client my undivided attention so they know they have been heard.
I have a B.A. in Fine Arts from Paier College of Art. I enjoy doing freelance illustration, spending time with my family, traveling and reading. My husband, of 20 years, and I have two teenagers. When I am not at work; I am cheering on my kids at a sporting event.
I have 34 years of paralegal experience including but not limited to: bankruptcies; probate; estate planning; collections; creating corporations and limited liability companies; landlord and tenant matters; all aspects of commercial and residential real estate – purchases, sales, refinances, short sales, foreclosures, construction loans, easements, condominiums, etc. including creating all related documentation, and corporation counsel related duties. I was a licensed real estate agent for 8 years. I have over 17 years experience as an office manager and bookkeeper. I have attended all training seminars offered by Connecticut Attorney’s Title Insurance Company since 1984.
In my youth, due to the military, I lived in 6 different states and overseas. I have been married for 32 years and have 3 wonderful children. I enjoy bowling, reading, knitting, crocheting, boating and motorcycling. I am a notary public.
Director, Accounts Payable & Receivable
I have been doing the bookkeeping for Kelsey Law, LLC for seven years. I have a vast background in Finance, IT and Real Estate. I spent eighteen years in Division Finance at The Stanley Works. Positions I held included Financial Reporting Analyst, where I developed much of the reporting methods we used at the time and various Financial Analysts positions. I worked with budgets and forecasts for the company as well as capital budgets. I designed and created an automated system for rating hourly positions and maintained and controlled the senior management bonus programs. I also spent ten years at CIGNA in Finance and IT working as a System Test Lead, managing various system testing projects
I have lived in Avon for over thirty years and spend any free time with my family. Gardening is my favorite past time.