Kelly Atkinson brings her strong organizational skills, knowledge of process efficiencies and true care for those she works for and with to her role.
As Director of Business Systems, Kelly partners with firm leadership, attorneys, business professionals, IT technicians and business partners to identify, assess and execute innovative uses of people, processes and technology to strategically and intentionally streamline and modernize service delivery for and with our clients.
From her concentrated experience in office administration; diversity, equity and inclusion; accounting; business intake; conflicts; and records; Kelly brings nearly 20 years in law firm administration, now combined with technological solutions, to provide vision and direction to firm systems and operations for firm stakeholders.
While in business school, Kelly focused on operations and logistics and obtained her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
Outside of the firm, Kelly serves as past chair on the Board of Trustees for a local nonprofit, the Columbus Metropolitan Club, which connects people and ideas through community conversation with weekly facilitated forums on important and newsworthy topics. She also leads a church home group with her husband, and her favorite pastime is cheering for her four kids on whatever fields or courts they are playing on depending on the season.
Professional and Community Involvement
Chair, Columbus Metropolitan Club Board of Trustees
Co-Founder, Records & Intake Roundtable Discussion Group
Co-Inventor, Gender Equity in the Legal Industry (GELI)
Past Chair, Past Vice Chair, Past Treasurer, Past Secretary and Past Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion, Columbus Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators
Past Chair, Columbus Metropolitan Club Diversity Committee
Past Chair, Columbus Metropolitan Club Membership Committee
Leadership Columbus Class of 2021
Columbus Young Professionals, 2020 Next Up Columbus Award
Columbus CEO Magazine, Future 50 Class of 2020