Patricia C. Kelley is
a paralegal with the firm of Govier & Milone, L.L.P., where she works
directly with Pamela Hogenson Govier. Ms. Kelley has over 35 years of legal
experience, where her primary focus has been litigation and family law. She
works closely with clients; manages cases; drafts pleadings and documents;
coordinates with opposing counsel and the courts; manages discovery; and
prepares for and assists at depositions, hearings, and trials.
Ms. Kelley is also a mediator, specializing in family law, high conflict and
domestic abuse cases. She has been a mediator since 1998, and works with
parents in divorce and paternity cases in Douglas and Sarpy Counties to develop
Parenting Plans to resolve custody, visitation and other parenting issues. Ms.
Kelley has served on the board of the Nebraska Mediation Association, works on
many committees regarding dispute resolution, and works with mediation training
programs to coach individuals during the training process.
In addition to her legal duties, Ms. Kelley is also responsible for many
administration functions including the interviewing and hiring of staff,
management of staff, and office management. She is a frequent speaker at
educational seminars, paralegal schools, and colleges on the subjects of paralegal
practice and mediation.