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Kelly J. McDonald

  • Founder
  • Partner


Phoenix, AZ





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Areas Of Practice

  • Elder law
  • Special needs planning
  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death settlements

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation, State Bar of Arizona

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1988


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Fellow, Urban Morgan Institute for International Human Rights
  • University of Cincinnati
    • B.Ed.
    • Major: Community Health
  • University of Cincinnati
    • A.D.
    • Major: Registered Nursing

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Elder Law Super Lawyer for the Southwest

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Arizona State Bar Association Committee for Elder Law, Mental Health and Special Needs Planning
  • Arizona Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, President, 2013 to Present

Past Employment Positions

Lewis and Roca, 1988 – Present
Begam, Lewis, and Marks, 1992 – Present
Begam, Lewis, and Marks, Partner, 1995 – 2007
Bivens & Associates, 2007 – 2011