Christopher L. Kelly


P: 231-722-5414

F: 231-722-5514

Chris focuses on business and real estate, including the organization of entities, business and real estate transactions, and the preparation of many different types of business agreements. His clients are involved in many industries, including manufacturing, construction, retail, commercial developments, and the service industry.

Chris’ main goal is to help companies succeed. He believes in developing strong, open relationships with his clients so that he can get to know their businesses inside and out. This approach allows him to provide the best legal advice possible.

Whether it’s helping someone turn their passion into a business or simply giving helpful advice, Chris enjoys making a positive impact on his clients’ lives. He’s proud to work alongside a talented and collaborative team who shares his passion for community, and clients.

Born and raised in Muskegon, Chris is a proud Big Red who enjoys golfing, fly fishing and boating. He is also proud to be the second-best golfer at the firm.


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  • University of Michigan, BA (1982)
  • California Western School of Law, JD (1985)


  • Michigan State Bar, admitted 1985
  • American Bar Association
  • Member and Past President of the Muskegon County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors at Parmenter O’Toole (1995 to present)
  • Board of Directors of the Downtown Muskegon Development Company
  • Chair of the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber Foundation Board
  • Board of Directors of the Lakeshore 504 Board
  • Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation

Areas of Practice

  • Business organization
  • Business transactions
  • Contracts
  • Real estate