Christina Kelly is based in the Phoenix office and has a diverse background devoted largely to litigating a variety of commercial, product liability, premises liability and personal injury matters. She manages the national litigation programs for a large transportation company, managing all aspects of the company’s general liability, premises liability and auto claims.

    Christina has extensive experience counseling and advising clients regarding insurance coverage strategies, advising on policy implications resulting from lawsuits, and breach of contract and bad faith litigation. She is considered one of the leading lawyers in Arizona in the area of healthcare provider lien consultation. In addition to presenting seminars on medical lien issues, both on a national and local level, she is also the author of the Health Care Lien chapter of the Arizona Tort Law Handbook.

    In addition to her law practice, Christina has been honored for her pro bono work. She is an active member of the Volunteer Lawyers Program and past recipient of the organization’s Children’s Law Center Attorney of the Year Award. In addition, she was recognized as one of the top 50 pro bono attorneys in Arizona by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services.

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    Education

    • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1998
    • Arizona State University, B.S., 1994

    Admissions

    • Arizona, 1998

    Courts

    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Eighth Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Tenth Circuit
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., Dist. of Arizona
    • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, State Bar of Arizona
    • Attorney of the Year, Children’s Law Center, 2011
    • One of the top 50 pro bono attorneys in Arizona, Arizona Foundation for Legal Services, 2009

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    • Speaker, "Healthcare Provider Liens and Medicare," National Business Institute Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation Seminar, June 19, 2015
    • Speaker, "Identifying and Verifying Liens in Personal Injury Settlements – A Guide for Paralegals," National Business Institute, Institute for Paralegals Education Seminar, June 1, 2015
    • Author, "Medicare Liens," presented to the Arizona Attorney General, November 7, 2013
    • Speaker, "Medicare's Past Conditional Payments," Liability Medicare Set-Aside Workshop: 2012 Update, National Business Institute, December 7, 2012
    • Author, "Health Care Liens," Arizona Tort Law Handbook, 2012

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