Kelly K. Roberts

Location : Miami, Florida
Phone: (305) 278 0811
Fax: 305-278-0812
Email: E-mail Me

Ms. Roberts has been an attorney with the Bankruptcy Law Offices of James Schwitalla, PA, since 2010.  Ms. Roberts is a frequent speaker at the Miami-Dade County Bar Association’s Put Something Back Pro Bono Program and the University of Miami Bankruptcy Skills Seminar on the topics of chapter 13 bankruptcy practice and the mortgage modification mediation program in the Southern District of Florida. She is also a guest lecturer and mentor attorney for the third-year-law-student bankruptcy clinics at the University of Miami and FIU Schools of Law. Ms. Roberts is currently serving on the executive board of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District and was named a 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions

Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida

 

Education

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
Juris Doctor – 2010
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology – 2004

Classes/Seminars

Chapter 13 Panelist, Bankruptcy Basics and Beyond, Put Something Back/ Dade County Bar Association, December 1, 2011

Moderator, Bankruptcy Basics and Beyond, Put Something Back/ Dade County Bar Association, April 30, 2012

Court Presentation Presenter, Bankruptcy Basics and Beyond, Put Something Back/ Dade County Bar Association, February 14, 2014

Mortgage Modification in Bankruptcy Panelist, Chapter 13 Panelist, University of Miami Bankruptcy Skills Workshop, June 6, 2014

Chapter 13 Panelist, University of Miami Bankruptcy Skills Workshop, June 5, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Annual UM Bankruptcy Skills Workshop, Steering Committee, 2014 – Present
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Vice President, 2017 – 2018
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Next Generation, 2016
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Second Vice President, 2016 – 2017
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Secretary, 2015 – 2016
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Treasurer, 2014 – 2015
  • Bankruptcy Bar of Southern Florida , Young Lawyer Committee Chair, 2013 – 2014
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Technology Committee Member/Website Writer, 2011 – 2012
  • Business Networking International, Secretary/Treasurer (from January 2012 – April 2012), 2011 – Present
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Business Networking International, Member, 2011 – 2014

Pro Bono Activities

Mentor Attorney, Eleanor R. Cristol and Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic at Miami Law, January 1, 2013 – Present