Kelley Gondring concentrates her practice on criminal defense, family law and special proceedings, including guardianship, incompetency and juvenile matters. Prior to joining Robinson & Lawing, LLP in 2013, Kelley worked at the Forsyth County Public Defender’s Office where she represented individuals charged with anything from driving while impaired to serious felonies.
Kelley grew up in Lewisville, North Carolina. She attended North Carolina State University and graduated summa cum laude in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and minors in business and Spanish. Kelley earned her J.D. in 2009 from University of North Carolina School of Law. While there she was a member of the North Carolina Law Review. Kelley currently serves as Secretary of the 21st Judicial District Bar and the President of the Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association. She is the Immediate Past-President of the Forsyth County Young Lawyers Division. In June 2016, Kelley began serving a three-year term as a board member for LANC of the Piedmont (Legal Aid of North Carolina).
Kelley is a strong believer in community involvement; she provides pro bono services to Youth in Transition and served as the Legal Advisor to Safe Schools of North Carolina from 2009-2014. She is a member of the Junior League of Winston-Salem and serves on the Women’s Health Advisory Committee. On Sunday mornings you will find her with her husband and two daughters at Highland Presbyterian Church; in the afternoons you will find her playing soccer with the Premier Adult Soccer League.