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Kelly R. Arnold


Phone: 301.352.4972
Fax: 301.352.8691

Kelly R. Arnold joined DeCaro Doran in 2023 as an Associate Attorney assigned to the Litigation Practice Group. She was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2022 and to the District of Columbia Bar in 2024. Her practice is focused on civil litigation and insurance defense litigation.

Although she was born in Richmond, Virginia, Kelly considers herself a native “Annapolitan” and is a 1997 graduate of The Key School. She attended University of Maryland University College, where she graduated with a B.S. in 2012, majoring in Legal Studies with a minor in Criminal Justice. 

Kelly obtained her J.D. in 2022 from the University of Baltimore School of Law where she graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Kelly was a student-attorney-mediator with the Mediation Clinic for Families working with families from Baltimore City on child custody, access, and support matters.

Even before entering law school in 2018, Kelly spent more than twenty years in the legal field as a personal injury paralegal working on a variety of  cases including medical malpractice claims, auto accidents, dog bite claims, and workers’ compensation claims. From 2011 until she joined DeCaro Doran, Kelly worked as both a paralegal and Associate Attorney with the civil litigation firm of Houlon, Berman, Finci & Levenstein, LLC in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Kelly currently resides in Arnold, Maryland with her husband and their four children.

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • University of Maryland University College (B.S., Legal Studies with a Minor in Criminal Justice, 2012)
  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2022)
  • 2022, Maryland
  • 2024, District of Columbia
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court