Lynn Waller Kelly, J.D.


Fort Worth Office
777 Main Street, Suite 550
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Lynn Waller Kelly, J.D., Partner, received her J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law. She is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas.

Lynn’s practice focuses on both contested and uncontested probate matters, including estates and guardianships, throughout North Texas. As Associate Judge for Tarrant County Probate Court No. 2 for six years, she presided over more than 6,000 probate hearings. An experienced litigator, Lynn tried over 100 cases to North Texas juries.

Lynn has been a featured speaker for Texas Guardianship Association, Baylor Law School, Texas A&M Law School, Tarrant County Bar Association, North Texas Probate Bar Association, and support groups for parents of children with special needs.

Education & Accreditations

    • Pepperdine University School of Law (1989)
      Dean’s Merit, DeMarco, and President’s Scholarships
    • Abilene Christian University (1986)
      B.A. in Government magna cum laude
    • State Bar of Texas

Honors & Awards

      • Recognized by 360 West magazine as a Top Attorney (2017)
      • Recognized by Fort Worth, Texas magazine as one of Tarrant County’s Top Attorneys (2003-2004,2006,2010-2016)
      • Named Power Attorney by the Fort Worth Business Press (2014)
      • State Bar of Texas award for Best Series of Articles – Feature for series of judicial profiles in Tarrant County Bar Bulletin (2011-2012)

    Professional Memberships & Designations

        • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
        • Board of Directors, Fortress Youth Development Center (2015-2017)
        • Board of Directors, Tarrant County Bar Association Women Attorneys Section (2014-2016)
        • Board of Directors, The Parenting Center (2012-2015)