Jennifer   Friend-Kelly

Contact

Phone: 240.507.1747
Fax: 240.507.1735
Mailing: 4800 Montgomery Lane ,
9th Floor , Bethesda , MD   20814

PRACTICE FOCUS

Jennifer Friend-Kelly’s practice in real estate law emphasizes resolving landlord-tenant disputes, specifically, representing landlords of all sizes in residential and commercial litigation.  Her representation also includes lease drafting, resolving Fair Housing disputes, and prosecuting breach of lease actions.  In addition, Ms. Friend-Kelly spent several years managing affordable housing sites.  She has experience with Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties, recertifications, and lease disputes.

 

PREVIOUS WORK

Prior to joining Offit Kurman, Ms. Friend-Kelly worked as a prosecutor at both the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.  She has tried numerous cases including both bench and jury trials.

"I became a lawyer to be an advocate and that is exactly what our clients need – someone who will advance their position, work to resolve their issues within the confines of the law, and ensure they are fully informed every step of the way."

— Jennifer Friend-Kelly

Practice Areas

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Widener University, Delaware Law School
  • B.S., Drexel University
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania

Activities

  • Real Estate, Housing, and Land Use Section of the D.C. Bar Association
  • D.C. Bar Association
  • Treasurer, National Black Prosecutors Association Foundation