Susan M. Kelly

Susan has concentrated her practice on the defense of workers’ compensation cases, insurance defense litigation and civil liability cases for more than 25 years. She has prepared and tried well over one hundred cases before the Division of Workers’ Compensation and has successfully pursued the defense of cases to the Labor and Industrial Commission and the Missouri Court of Appeals. Susan has been rated an AV® Preeminent™ lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, representing the recognition of the highest level of professional excellence by her peers.

Susan is also an active volunteer with a local non-profit, Support Dogs, Inc., which is a national not-for-profit organization providing highly skilled service dogs to individuals with disabilities.   Susan is a volunteer puppy raiser and is currently raising and training her fifth service dog in the program.


  • St. Louis University School of Law, JD, 1990
  • Carleton University, BA, 1986


  • Missouri
  • Kansas

Professional Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Self-Insurers Association