A Full-Service Law Firm for Nebraska Locals & Businesses Serving Nebraska's Panhandle Since 1977

Philip M. Kelly

Nebraska Panhandle Attorney

Phil Kelly, Nebraska Panhandle Divorce Lawyer Philip M. Kelly was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Philip graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1972, after which he was on active duty in the Army as a 2nd Lt. Attorney Kelly has over 20 years of experience dealing with complex business law matters.


  • Creighton University Law School- 1977

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty Member- Nebraska Community College from 1977-1990
  • Certified Real Estate Instructor - Nebraska Real Estate Commission
  • City attorney for several municipalities- Western Nebraska- Serving for 40 years

Practice Areas


  • Presenter- Continuing Education Seminars
  • Presenter- Nebraska Lawyers’ Project
  • Presenter- Scotts Bluff County Bar Association
  • Presenter- Family Law Initiative Seminar
  • Presenter- Young Lawyer’s Section Practice Seminar
  • Presenter- Annual Institute on Survey of Nebraska Law


  • Member- Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Member- Scotts Bluff County Bar Association
  • Member- Bankruptcy Section of the Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Member- National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

Philp Kelly has received an AV rating* under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system.

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Dependable. Diligent. Dedicated.

Why Hire Our Firm?
  • Established in 1977

    We have over 35 years of experience guiding individuals, businesses, and educational institutions through complex legal issues.

  • No One-Size-Fits-All Approach

    We provide every client with the personalized attention and respect deserved.

  • We Preserve Your Best Interests.

    Reaching the most positive case outcome becomes our main goal when you turn to us.

  • We Keep You Informed.

    Our clients don't get left in the dark about anything. We make it a priority to keep them updated on all progress from beginning to end.