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Kelly Downs

Phone: 248 740 5679
Practice Areas - Business and Corporate Planning, Civil Litigation, Real Estate Transactions / Land Use

Kelly brings with her over 35 years of blended experience in the legal and real estate professions, primarily as a paralegal, but also including nearly a decade spent in the commercial real estate industry as a Leasing Agent and Lease Administration Liaison for shopping center REITs.

While also having experience through the years with a range of duties involving civil litigation, Kelly’s current, primary areas of focus for the firm are concentrated in corporate law and real estate matters. She supports our attorneys with, among other things: business formations, conversions and dissolutions; in-state and out-of-state corporate governance documents; updating and maintenance of corporate minute books; due diligence research involving assets, current and past litigation status and UCC encumbrances; support with corporate finance and commercial real estate transactions; research and compilation of data and information necessary to prepare and record various instruments of conveyance; and the preparation and filing SEC documents.


Education: Paralegal Studies Certificate Recipient, Concentration in Civil Litigation
ABA-Approved, Graduate-Level Program Roosevelt University – Chicago, Illinois


C.R.E.W. Detroit Member, Former Membership Committee Member
Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Member-Business Women’s Network