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Kelly E. Charest



Kelly E. Charest joined Murphy & Riley, P.C. as an Associate in November 2023 after graduating from Suffolk University Law School and becoming a member the Massachusetts bar. Before joining the firm as an Associate, Kelly worked as a full-time paralegal for the firm for three years. During law school she returned as a summer law clerk.


Kelly also interned for the MassDOT/MBTA Office of General Counsel’s litigation department, and as an SJC Rule 3:03 Certified Student Practitioner she represented asylum seekers before the Boston Immigration Court.

Kelly’s practice with Murphy & Riley, P.C. focuses on insurance defense, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, and professional liability.


Practice Areas
  • Civil litigation

  • Insurance defense

  • Premises liability

  • Motor vehicle accidents

  • Professional Liability

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Massachusetts, 2023

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D. 2023

  • Mount Holyoke College, magna cum laude, B.A. 2017

Representative Seminars and Significant Cases
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association

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