Tallahassee, FL – March 30, 2022 – Stearns Weaver Miller announced that Tallahassee Shareholder Kelly O’Keefe has been appointed to the Community Foundation of North Florida (“CFNF”) Board of Directors for a three year term. CFNF’s Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse group of individuals representing a cross-section of the local community. CFBF is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership in the areas of charitable giving, charitable planning and endowment building. Through the promotion and support of charitable giving, CFNF assists individuals, families and business achieve their charitable goals to enhance the quality of life of those in North Florida.
In addition to CFNF, for the past 25 years Kelly has diligently worked to help strengthen and expand Tallahassee’s local professional and philanthropic communities. She is involved with or holds leadership positions in numerous organizations such as the Tallahassee Area Chamber of Commerce, Capital City Bank Community Foundation, Tallahassee Regional Estate Planning Council, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Foundation Donor Advisory Council, Tallahassee Bar Association, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Tallahassee Women Lawyers, Florida Supreme Court Historical Society, Florida State College of Law Alumni Association Board and William H. Stafford American Inn of Court. She has also served on the Women United Steering Committee and as a member of the board of Club 25 as a 25 Women You Need to Know Class Liaison, both of which are organizations dedicated to bringing women together to support charitable and community causes. Kelly is also an advocate of providing assistance to those in need and has served as a guardian to children in dissolution of marriage proceedings as well as provided pro bono services through Legal Aid Foundation and North Florida Legal Services.
Kelly has received numerous professional and community awards for her commitment to assisting and bettering local organizations. She has been named one of Tallahassee Democrat’s “25 Women You Need to Know,” a Florida Association for Women Lawyers Leader in the Law, and a Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle’s Women of Distinction – Gemstone Honoree. Kelly is also routinely recognized in legal peer-review publications such as Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame, Florida Super Lawyers, the Best Lawyers in America and is AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
A seasoned litigator, Kelly focuses her practice on representing professional and family member fiduciaries and individuals in estate, probate and trust litigation, and businesses in real estate, land use and complex commercial litigation. She also represents businesses before government agencies and advises candidates regarding campaign laws. Kelly’s experience spans state, federal and local government forums.
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