Mr. Kelley’s primary career focus has evolved over the years beginning with an extensive general liability and insurance defense practice. He has considerable experience handling several specialty claim areas including professional liability, product liability, construction negligence, construction defect, commercial trucking, employer intentional tort and community association claims. Steve defends architects, engineers, surveyors, accountants, realtors, insurance agents, appraisers, home inspectors and other professionals against malpractice claims.
Prior to joining MRR, Steve served as Assistant Vice President in CNA’s litigation department, in addition to his role as Managing Trial Attorney for over 12 years.
Ohio State Bar Association
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
Cleveland Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, Former President
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Eighth Judicial District Conference, Life Member
AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Assistant Vice President and Managing Trial Attorney with CNA (2004-2018)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
J.D., 1984, Case Western Reserve University School of Law