Meet Our Team

Honest & Aggressive, Strong Sense of Urgency, Committed to Winning, and Personal Growth and Wellness.

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Michael D. Kelly

Principal Attorney

Michael D. Kelly, the founder of Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, combines a personal commitment to justice with deep legal expertise. With an extensive background in various legal areas, Michael leverages his comprehensive knowledge to fight for his clients' causes, consistently securing substantial settlements and verdicts. His dedication extends beyond professional obligations; he empathizes with the challenges his clients encounter, striving to achieve transformative outcomes in their lives.

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Tim Paoli

Chief Operating Officer

Tim Paoli, originally from Greater Cleveland, Ohio, served in the United States Air Force from 2001 to 2005. After his military service, he earned a bachelor's degree in business management from Nichols College, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2005, and an MBA from Suffolk University in 2008. As our Chief Operating Officer, Tim plays a crucial role in keeping our team united and on track. He expertly manages our daily operations and makes sure we all work together effectively to meet our client's needs.


Laura Kirschner

Director of Finance

Laura Kirschner, our Director of Finance, brings many years of experience in finance to her role at the firm. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Saint Cloud State University, with additional minors in Criminal Justice and International Relations. Laura expertly oversees the financial aspects of our firm, including the management of client funds. Her extensive experience is a key asset to our operations. Laura is deeply motivated and driven by her family—her husband, daughter, and their two dogs.


Chris Collins

Director of Client Settlement

Chris Collins, originally from Swampscott, MA, is our Director of Settlements and is happily married with two daughters. He ensures that each client receives personalized customer service along with expert industry knowledge to navigate their injury case. Understanding that every individual and situation is unique, Chris and the team focus on grasping the needs of each client. They are committed to acting with honesty and determination while concisely managing expectations throughout the case process.

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Jackie DeFerrari

Manager of Client Settlement

Jackie DeFerrari, who was raised in Hanover, MA, serves as our Manager of Client Settlements and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing and Literature from Emmanuel College. An avid certified diver, Jackie also plays the piano and has a passion for baking, reading, and photography. Her diverse talents and interests contribute significantly to her role, where she supports and guides our team in effectively managing client settlements, ensuring that each case is handled with precision and care.

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John Bita


John Bita, an attorney at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, is licensed to practice in both the state and federal courts of Massachusetts. Before joining our team, John litigated personal injury, employment, and civil rights cases, but he now specializes exclusively in personal injury law. He earned his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and UMass Amherst, followed by a law degree from Suffolk Law School. John currently resides in East Boston with his fiancée and their three cats, where he continues to dedicate his expertise to securing justice for our clients.


Michael Warren Kelly


Michael Warren Kelly, an attorney at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, was raised in Wilmington, MA. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.B.A. in Legal Studies of Business from Hofstra University in May 2014 and later earned his Juris Doctor from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in 2017, where he was a part of the prestigious Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program. With many years of professional experience, Michael specializes in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, and Real Estate cases, applying his comprehensive legal knowledge to advocate effectively for his clients.

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Robert P. Kimball


Robert P. Kimball, an attorney at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, originates from Needham, MA. After spending 12 years in sports medicine and physical therapy, Robert transitioned into the legal field, initially handling Personal Injury Protection (PIP) collections for law firms. Following law school, he joined a Boston law firm before gaining extensive experience working with insurance companies. This experience has equipped him with valuable insights into the insurance industry. Now, Robert manages the PIP collection department at Michael Kelly, leveraging his diverse background to benefit our clients.

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Michael Anthony Satterwhite


Michael Anthony Satterwhite, an attorney with Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, was raised in Lynn, Massachusetts, and spent part of his upbringing in Hollywood, Florida. He earned an associate degree from Northern Essex Community College, followed by a bachelor's degree from UMass Lowell, and a JD from the Massachusetts School of Law. As an active member of the North Shore Latino Business Association, Michael also commits his time to volunteering with various non-profits and serves on multiple boards, bringing his legal acumen and dedication to community service into every aspect of his work.


Samantha McIsaac


Samantha McIsaac is an attorney at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers and grew up in Blackstone, Massachusetts. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in New England Law | Boston, graduating in 2019. Samantha gained admission to the bar in Massachusetts in 2019 and subsequently in New York in 2020. Initially, she worked on plaintiff’s property damage cases at a small New York firm. After a brief period working in-house in the healthcare financial advisory sector, Samantha returned to her passion for litigation, now specializing in plaintiff’s personal injury cases.

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Richard Wyche


Richard Wyche is an attorney at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, originally from Boston. He completed his undergraduate studies at Suffolk University before advancing to Northeastern University School of Law for his legal education. Richard has a diverse background in immigration law, criminal law, and civil litigation. In his free time, he has a passion for mixed martial arts, which reflects his disciplined and strategic approach to both his personal and professional life.


Cole Owen

Associate Attorney

Cole Owen joined our team in November 2023 as an Associate Attorney, equipped with a strong educational background and practical experience. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Louisiana Tech and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law. Cole began his legal career as a paralegal at a personal injury firm, where he received valuable training and mentorship. During his time in law school, he completed a hands-on internship at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, further enhancing his legal skills.

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Denis Cooper

Director of Client Relations

Denis Cooper is our Director of Client Relations at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers. He originally comes from Westford, MA. He started his journey with us as a summer intern before advancing to a full-time position as a Paralegal/Case Manager. Now, Denis expertly manages our cases, keeps clients well-informed about their case developments, and efficiently handles the acquisition of necessary records for clients. His meticulous attention to detail and proactive communication style contribute to the smooth operation of our case management and enhance client satisfaction.

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Thomas James Whearty

Intake Manager

Thomas James Whearty, our Intake Manager at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, grew up in Massachusetts and completed his schooling in Danvers, MA. He is responsible for screening potential clients to determine if they have a viable case, assigning cases to the appropriate team, and ensuring that the onboarding process is seamless. Outside of work, Thomas is passionate about art; he specializes in creating fluid art paintings using acrylic pouring techniques. His precision and creative outlook are also reflected in his management of the client intake processes.

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Claudia Campbell

Senior Paralegal

Claudia Campbell is the Senior Paralegal at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers. She holds an associate degree in paralegal studies and a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. She came to us with a decade of experience in various legal fields, including Family, Employment, Personal Injury, and Medical Malpractice law. Claudia joined our team as a Litigation Paralegal, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to support our legal efforts effectively.


Luke Stocker

Manager of Client Settlement

Luke Stocker, our Manager of Client Settlement at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, originally comes from Carlisle, and earned his degree from Suffolk University as a Ballotti Scholarship recipient. He has been a dedicated member of our team for several years, beginning his career as a paralegal. Throughout his time here, Luke has played a crucial role in managing cases, supporting our legal staff, and assisting with various projects, proving essential to the effective operations and success of our firm.

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Ian Spillane

Manager of Client Settlement

Ian Spillane, the Manager of Client Settlement at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, grew up in San Diego, CA. He earned degrees in political science and psychology from Leslie University, where he also distinguished himself as the captain of the university baseball team. Ian is now fully committed to his role at Michael Kelly, applying his leadership skills and academic background to effectively manage client settlements and contribute significantly to our team's success.

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Tadeo Moreno

Case Manager

Tadeo Moreno, a Case Manager at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, was raised in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico. This position marks his first professional role in the legal field, inspired by several family members who are deeply involved in the legal industry. Tadeo has a strong passion for law, which motivates him every day in his work. He is dedicated to serving as the crucial link between our attorneys and clients, ensuring clear communication and effective management of each case.

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Steff Giorgi

Case Manager

Steff Giorgi is a Case Manager at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers from Lynn, MA. She holds a bachelor's degree in painting from Montserrat College of Art. Steff began her career in the legal field as a receptionist in an immigration office, where her skills and dedication quickly led to her advancement to the position of legal assistant. Seizing the opportunity to further her career, she joined Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers as a Case Manager. Steff is enthusiastic about her role and is eager to continue her professional growth with our company.


Colin Shanley

Case Manager

Colin Shanley, a Case Manager at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, completed his bachelor's degree in political science at the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2019 and subsequently earned a Paralegal Certificate from Boston University in 2020. Initially working as an immigration paralegal, Colin has now decided to focus on personal injury cases. Outside of his professional pursuits, he has a passion for cooking, music, photography, and reading, all of which add to his personal and professional life.


Beatriz Stoner

Case Manager

Beatriz Stoner, a Case Manager at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, originally comes from Recife, PE, Brazil, where she completed her law school education. At the age of 21, she immigrated to the U.S. and began her journey in the legal field. Previously, Bea worked as a senior immigration paralegal, dedicating four years to assisting the immigrant community. She now focuses on personal injury law, eagerly expanding her expertise within our company. In her free time, Bea enjoys listening to records, hosting gatherings, and engaging in arts and crafts.

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Maureen Maguire

Case Management

Maureen Maguire is a member of the Case Management team at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers. She is from Stoneham and studied at the University of Vermont. She made a significant career transition to the legal field. Previously, Maureen dedicated herself to her community as a gardening coordinator. Known for her nurturing spirit, Maureen has twice been recognized as the pet parent of the oldest dog in her town. She is excited to bring her community-building skills to new challenges in the legal field with our firm.


Romeo Caparas

Case Manager Support

Romeo Caparas, a member of the Case Manager Support team at our firm, originates from Davao City, Philippines, where he earned his bachelor's degree in physical education, specializing in School Physical Education. With over a year and a half of experience at another firm, Romeo now plays a vital role in our team by assisting case managers. He supports them with document handling, requests, and communication, ensuring smooth operations and effective case management.


Amadelo “Delo” Lumagi

Case Manager Support

Amadelo "Delo" Lumagi, part of the Case Manager Support team at our firm, is originally from Manila, Philippines, where he graduated with a major in broadcasting. Delo has accumulated valuable experience in the legal field, having worked in intake for a personal injury firm for over a year, followed by another year specializing in medical intake and records retrieval. Beyond his professional duties, Delo is passionate about community service, actively participating in feeding programs and medical missions to help those in need.


Jaypee Riosa

Case Manager Support

Jaypee Riosa, a member of the Case Manager Support team at our firm, holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Diploma in Culinary Arts. With three years of experience in handling and following up on medical records requests for patients, Jaypee plays a crucial role in supporting our attorneys and case managers. He ensures they have timely access to medical records needed for their client's cases, facilitating effective case management and client representation.


Aldrin Serquina

Case Manager Support

Aldrin Serquina, a key member of the Case Manager Support team at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, earned a Bachelor of Arts in English, with a focus on Literature and Linguistics, from Mindanao State University-GSC. He brings over two years of experience as a legal assistant, where he specialized in setting up personal injury cases and managing documentation from initiation to disbursement. Aldrin supports case managers by efficiently handling requests and collecting necessary documents, ensuring a streamlined case management process.

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Leslie Salazar

Finance Manager

Leslie Salazar, our Finance Manager at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, grew up in Roslindale, MA. She completed a semester at Bunker Hill Community College and a year at Burdett College, gaining knowledge that has started her career in finance. Leslie spent 17 years in the accounting department within a large third-party property management firm. At our firm, Leslie plays a critical role in managing client funds and developing policies and procedures. She works closely with the Finance Director, overseeing the financial operations of the firm, and ensuring accountability in all our financial dealings.

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James Duphily


James Duphily, an attorney at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, has been practicing in Massachusetts and New Hampshire for 10 years, focusing on workers' compensation and criminal defense. A graduate of Roger Williams University School of Law in 2014, he started his career in civil litigation and later represented indigent clients for the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS). With a passion for social justice, James works tirelessly to advocate for the rights of vulnerable community members, ensuring thorough and rigorous defense.

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McKenzie Dill

Case Manager

McKenzie Dill is a Case Manager at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers and comes from Portland, Oregon. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a second BA in Global and Regional Studies, focusing on Western Europe. McKenzie brings over a decade of experience in User Experience Design and the Service Industry, skills that enhance her approach to case management. In her personal life, McKenzie is an avid skier, reader, and traveler who also enjoys arts and crafts.

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Claire Crean

Marketing Manager

Claire Crean, our Marketing Manager at Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, earned her Bachelor of Arts in English: Editing, Writing, and Media with a minor in Professional Communication at Florida State University. After relocating to Massachusetts, she refined her marketing skills at a local marketing agency, followed by a role at a law firm, before joining our team. Claire's diverse experience across industries equips her with the tools necessary to effectively lead our marketing efforts, ensuring we connect meaningfully with our clients and community.

Aggressive, Dedicated, and Professional: Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, “The Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers”

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About Our Personal Injury Law Firm

At Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, we are a team of smart, aggressive trial lawyers. We are personally committed to fighting for the maximum in a settlement or jury verdict. We know what it takes to get results in an injury case and continue to prove that to our clients time and again.

Our practice is built on trust. When you hire us, you will work directly with your attorney, not a case manager or a paralegal. You hired a lawyer and your case will be handled by a lawyer. Here, you can expect and demand that every time.

When you want an aggressive trial lawyer who goes the extra mile, turn to Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers, “The Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers.” We promise to give you and your case our full attention, from start to finish.

We are so certain of our client service, we offer a 30-day, risk-free, guaranteed. If you are unhappy for any reason within the first 30 days of our representation, your file can be returned free of charge.

Experienced Lawyers, You Can Count On

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Our legal team is comprised of two talented trial lawyers. Michael D. Kelly is listed in the “Top 40 Under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Michael has qualifications and backgrounds that help him successfully resolve injury and accident cases.

Mr. Kelly graduated from New England Law in Boston with “cum laude,” a high academic honor. His focus was on litigation, and he is a talented trial lawyer with demonstrated skills in negotiating settlements with insurance companies. You can count on “The Michael Kelly Injury Lawyers” to be aggressive, committed, and dedicated to seeking the maximum compensation allowed under the law.

Our experience in litigation is an advantage for our clients whose cases head to the courtroom. Our trial team will be working directly with you and we will keep you fully informed as your case moves forward. Our goal is to resolve your case quickly and at a fair level of compensation. If the insurance company stalls or makes what we believe is a low offer, we will not hesitate to make them pay dearly by taking them to court.

Our Boston Massachusetts Injury Practice

Our firm is headquartered in Boston, but we take on cases throughout Massachusetts. If you or a loved one were seriously injured, it is time to seek justice and full compensation. We are ready to speak with you immediately. You can count on us to do our job for you with professionalism, compassion, and the utmost in client care. We are ready to talk now.

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I would highly recommend Michael Kelly to anyone who is seeking a knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated lawyer.

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Michael D. Kelly has a diverse background that provides a breadth of legal knowledge that he draws upon in serving his clients. Kelly compiled an excellent academic record during his three years at New England Law in Boston.