Biography

Kelly Schroeder joined Freund, Freeze & Arnold in 2006. She is a shareholder in the Dayton office serving clients in Montgomery County, Clark County, and Miami County.  Her principal practice areas include, professional malpractice defense, municipal liability, probate litigation, juvenile law, guardianships, and appellate law. 

She is admitted to practice in Ohio, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and the Sixth Circuit. Before joining Freund, Freeze & Arnold Kelly clerked for a Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Magistrate.

Kelly received her J.D. cum laude from the University of Dayton School of Law and her B.A. cum laude from the Ohio State University. Kelly was an Executive Editorial Board member of the Law Review, and published an article titled Fair and Equitable Distribution of Goodwill in an Ohio Divorce Proceeding, University of Dayton Law Review Volume 31 Issue I (2005). Kelly served as an executive member of the Dayton Bar Association Board of Trustees from 2013 to 2015.

She also takes an active role in community projects. She performs pro bono legal work for the Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project.  She assists Adult Protective Services with guardianships.  She is also a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

Kelly enjoys art, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and college football.

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  • University of Dayton School of Law J.D., cum laude, 2006
  • Ohio State University B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2002 History of Art, cum laude, 2002
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015-20
  • Dayton Volunteer Lawyer's Project
  • Dayton Bar Association (Board of Trustees; Secretary, 2013-2015; Grievance Committee)