Born: Marquette, MI 1983
Education: Washington & Jefferson College, B.A., 2004;
Franklin Pierce Law, J.D., 2007
Practice Areas: Workers Compensation; Estates; Social Security Disability
Membership: Pennsylvania Bar Association; Washington County Bar Association
Admissions: Pennsylvania, 2007; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2007
Kelly J. Dollins is a Partner with Yablonski, Costello & Leckie. She is 2007 graduate of Franklin Pierce Law Center (now known as the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law) and has been with the firm since that time. Her practice focuses on representing injured and disabled clients in the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability. She also handles the firm’s Estate practice.
Ms. Dollins handles all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation. She regularly litigates cases before Workers’ Compensation Judges in western Pennsylvania on behalf of injured workers and before Hearing Officers on behalf of medical providers with outstanding bills. She also handles a large portion of the firm’s appellate practice and has successfully represented the interests of her clients before the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board and the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.
Additionally, Ms. Dollins regularly prepares and presents educational seminars regarding workers’ compensation benefits to various unions and other organizations. Ms. Dollins is a member of the Washington County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the Workers’ Compensation Section of the PBA. Ms. Dollins is currently serving a three year term on the Board of the Washington County Bar Association and also volunteers her time coaching W&J College’s mock trial team. When she is not practicing law, Ms. Dollins enjoys traveling, cooking, running and relaxing with her husband Michael and their great dane, Clyde.