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Laura L. Kelly
Staff Attorney III, Planning and Real Estate

Phone: (407) 317-3700 ext 202-5906
Email: [email protected] 

Paralegal Support: Sandra Roopwah
Phone: (407) 317-3700 ext 202-5034

Laura Kelly serves as a Staff Attorney in the Office of Legal Services, where she specializes in the areas of real estate development, facility use management, construction and land use and zoning matters. She manages the Real Estate Department, Facilities Planning Department and Facility Use Management. Laura provides counsel and training to District Staff and consultants in the areas of construction contracting, real estate development, acquisition, disposition and leasing, long and short term facility use agreements, joint use agreements, capacity enhancement and concurrency mitigation agreements, and processing of entitlements for future and existing school sites.

Prior to joining the Office of Legal Services, she worked in private practice for over ten years representing clients in commercial real estate sales and acquisitions, financing, community association law, and land use and zoning matters.

Laura received her B.A. in criminology from the University of Florida with honors, her J.D. from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, magna cum laude, and her M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. She is Board Certified in Real Estate Law.


B.A. in Criminology, University of Florida
J.D., University of Florida, Levin College of Law
M.S. in Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati

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