Kelley R. Carroll


Kelley Carroll joined Porter Simon in 1991, after practicing in San Francisco. He has been certified as a specialist in the areas of estate planning, trust and probate law by the California State Bar’s Board of Specialization, and he holds an advanced law degree (L.L.M.) in tax. Kelley has also earned the highest rating, AV, awarded by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell organization. This rating is reserved for attorneys whose legal skills are judged to be “very high” to “pre-eminent,” and whose ethical standards are “very high.”

Law School: University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law, J.D.; University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation

Undergraduate: Washington University (St. Louis), with honors

Bar Admissions: California; Nevada

Recognition/Awards: Martindale-Hubbell AV rating; AVVO Rated “Very Good”

Organizations: Truckee-Tahoe Bar Association; Nevada County Bar Association; Washoe County Bar Association; State Bar of California; State Bar of Nevada; California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys