Natalie Robinson Kelly is the Director of the State Bar of Georgia’s Law Practice Management Program. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Political Science from Spelman College in 1990 and her Juris Doctorate from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in 2016. Prior to attending law school, she taught Law Office Management as an Adjunct Professor at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. At the State Bar, she has conducted over 1,000 practice management and technology consulting visits to Georgia law firms and legal departments. In 2005, she was selected the State Bar of Georgia Employee of the Year.
A Certified Consultant for multiple legal software applications, Natalie has presented in 15 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. She serves on the Citrix Legal Advisory Panel; has been inducted into the College of Law Practice Management; selected as a Fastcase 50 Honoree for the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders; and named to the American Bar Association’s list of Women in Legal Tech.
Natalie is active in the Law Practice Division of the American Bar Association serving on the Division’s Council, Legal Technology Resource Center Board, and State and Local Bar Outreach Committee. She was Chair of the 2014 ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board, and in 2016, won the Robert P. Wilkins Award for best feature article in the Division’s magazine, Law Practice.
Natalie is a member of the National Association of Bar Executives, the National Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, and the Atlanta Bar Association. She also serves on the Board of the Georgia Lawyers for Equal Justice Incubator.
Natalie resides in Atlanta with her husband and three daughters, and can be reached at NatalieK@gabar.org, followed at @NatalieRKelly, or phoned at 404-527-8770.