Kel graduated magna cum laude from the Florida State University Honors program in 2005. He graduated in the top 3% of his class at Florida State University College of Law, and also served as a member of the FSU Law Review. While in law school, Kel received a book award for his academic success in the area of Criminal Procedure. He spent the summer of 2007 as in intern at the Tallahassee Office of the Public Defender, and was recognized by FSU for his commitment to providing Pro Bono legal services to those unable to afford legal representation.
After graduating, Kel worked in Pensacola as an Assistant Public Defender where he gained valuable jury trial experience representing indigent citizens charged with violating Florida law.
Kel accepted a position with Michles & Booth in January 2010 in the Workers' Compensation Division, where he represented injured workers. He currently focuses primarily on protecting the legal rights of victims injured in motor vehicle accidents.
Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida, magna cum laude, 2008
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Florida State University, magna cum laude, 2005
Bachelor of Science, Business Management
Awarded Certificate of Outstanding Pro Bono Service by FSU College of Law
Office of the Public Defender, First Judicial Circuit, 2009