Keely Y. Scott
Donohue, Patrick & Scott, PLLC
Areas of Practice:
Mediation and Civil Litigation (Construction Defect, GL and Professional Liability).
Favorite BRBA project or event:
Belly Up with the Bar (DPS won in 2015!).
Travel, exercise and spending time with my family.
If I had more time, I would:
What is the biggest challenge facing attorneys today:
Without a doubt, unprofessionalism.
Best thing about being a lawyer:
The practice of law exposes you to people, places and situations that you may never know otherwise.
Bet you didn't know:
I was an LSU Golden Girl.
Just finished "The Guilty" by David Baldacci.
Where did you grow up?
Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Richmond, Virginia; and Zachary, Louisiana.
Favorite place in Baton Rouge:
My backyard and Tiger Stadium.
Baseball (Parkview Baptist Eagles, LSU and Red Sox).
What did you learn from your legal mentor?
The practice of law requires dedication; "there are a lot easier ways to make a lot more money."
What was your first job?
After working as a student worker in the legal department of the Governor's office and before law school, I becamse the first official employee of the Louisiana Lottery.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Superhuman endurance . . . actually, mind control would be very helpful in this business!
If you would like to contact Kelly, her email address is kscott@DPS-law.com.
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