R. Keith Kelly, ’87, Named South Carolina Seventh Circuit Judge

R. Keith Kelly, ’87, was elected judge of South Carolina’s Seventh Judicial Circuit. Beginning on July 1, he will fill one of nine new judge seats in the state that were approved by the South Carolina legislature to relieve a backlog of criminal and family court cases. Kelly is a partner at Spartanburg, South Carolina firm Lister, Flynn & Kelly, where he specializes in family, criminal and personal injury law. He has formerly served as a representative in the South Carolina House of Representatives.