Kelly Curtis is responsible for the strategic development and oversight of programs and initiatives that directly impact the entire student experience at the College of Law. Kelly works with internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement critical diversity, academic, and bar support initiatives. She is also responsible for handling student code of conduct violations, grievances and Title IX compliance, and works closely with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Academic Standards Committee to resolve academic probation and dismissal matters, and various professional issues for all students in the College of Law.
Before joining the College of Law, Kelly was both Director of Legal Writing and Director of Academic Support at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She also spent eight years on the faculty at Cleveland-Marshall as a Legal Writing Professor of Law. Prior to joining Cleveland-Marshall, she served as Assistant State Public Defender in the Office of the Ohio Public Defender and before that was in private practice as an associate at Schottenstein, Zox & Dunn, LPA (now Ice Miller LLP).
Kelly holds a J.D. cum laude from The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law where she was Executive Editor of the Ohio State Law Journal, and a B.A. from Saint Mary’s College.