K. Mitchell   Kelling
Principal

Contact

Phone: 704.377.7213
Fax: 704.372.0448
Mailing: 301 South College Street ,
Suite 2600 , Charlotte , NC   28202

PRACTICE FOCUS

Mitchell Kelling’s practice is devoted to family law, representing clients throughout Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Union, and the surrounding counties.

Mitchell is certified as a family law specialist by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization and regularly focuses on issues relating to:

  • Alimony
  • Child support
  • Equitable distribution of property
  • Litigation of financial disputes
  • Mediation and arbitration for others
  • Post-nuptial agreements
  • Premarital agreements
  • Separation agreements and property settlements

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Contempt (North Carolina Advocates of Justice Family Law Specialization Exam Review), September 2019
  • 2018 Essentials of Family Law (North Carolina Bar Association), November 2018
  • Child Custody (North Carolina Advocates of Justice Family Law Specialization Exam Review), September 2018
  • Custody & Contempt (North Carolina Advocates of Justice Family Law Specialization Exam Review), September 2017
  • 2016 Essentials of Family Law (North Carolina Bar Association), November 2016

Practice Areas

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1998
  • B.A., Government, Harvard University, 1995, cum laude
  • North Carolina, 1998
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 2018

Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association: Family Law Section (1998-present), Vice Chair of Family Law Section (2019 – present), Executive Committee of Family Law Council (2017 – present), Council member (2015-2018), CLE Committee (2010-present, co-chair 2016 - 2019), Annual Family Law Section Meeting: Social Chair (2000-2003)
  • Mecklenburg County Bar: Family Law Section (1998-present); Chair (2008-2009), Silent Partners' Mentoring Program (2006-2009), Young Lawyer's Section (1998-2009); Chair (2006-2007); Co-Chair (2005-2006); Secretary/Treasurer (2004-2005); Board Member (2002-2004), Nominating Committee (2006), Bar Leadership Institute (2005), Academic Internship Program, Chair (2003-2006), Ask-A-Lawyer, Chair (2001-2003)
  • Leadership Charlotte XXVIII