DC & Maryland Attorney at Law
Mrs. Janice A. Kelly supervises the pre litigation department of Cohen & Cohen, P.C. She is a member of the District of Columbia and the Florida Bars, a member of the American Bar and the Federal Bar Associations. She is also admitted to practice before the Northern, Middle and Southern US District Courts for Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mrs. Kelly is an AV Rated attorney. She has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in Orlando by Home and Leisure Magazine and as a firm partner in Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys.
Prior to beginning her legal career as a staff attorney to the Honorable Paul W. Danahy, Jr. at the Second District Court of Appeal of Florida, Mrs. Kelly had a distinguished teaching career in Florida. After working work for Judge Danahy, Jr., she entered into private practice where she specialized in analyzing and litigating all aspects of complex first property insurance matters in state and federal courts, from presuit through conclusion by trial, appeal or alternative mediation or arbitration. She went on to become a partner at Boehm, Brown, Fischer, Harwood, Kelly & Scheihing, P.A. After 25 years here, she and two of her partners started a new firm, Southeast Law Group, P.A.
Mrs. Kelly co-authored, Declaratory Judgments: To Sue or Not To Sue (ABA, 1992). She was instrumental in the creation of the Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc., where she served as Secretary, Vice President, and Conference Chair, as well as a Director on the Board and an annual workshop panelist/speaker.