Kelley R. Dick Jr.


Kelley R. Dick, Jr. is an Associate at Taylor Porter practicing in various areas of litigation, including construction and commercial litigation.

Kelley is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in the United States District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit  Court of Appeals.

In 2018, Kelley was ranked by his peers among the Louisiana Rising Stars in Civil Litigation Defense.  

Kelley was a former law clerk at Taylor Porter, both in 2013 and 2014. He has also clerked for law firms in New Orleans and Lafayette where he gained experience in several practice areas including insurance, maritime, energy, environmental, construction, civil litigation, health, and tax law.

Kelley received his J.D. in 2015 from Southern University Law Center, where he graduated first in the full-time day division. He served as the Executive Editor of the Southern University Law Review editorial board and was a member of the Southern University Moot Court Board, the Grade Appeals Committee, and the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Kelley also served as a teaching assistant for torts courses at the Law Center.

Upon graduation, Kelley was appointed by the Southern University Law Center to serve as an honorary member of the Louisiana Law Institute during 2016. In the Spring of 2017, Kelley began teaching Statutory Analysis as an adjunct professor of law at the Southern University Law Center.

Before practicing law, Kelley was a former project manager/estimator/engineer for Orion Marine Group, Inc., where he aided in the estimating, bidding, execution, and completion of construction projects in South Louisiana. Kelley earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering – Construction Management in 2010 from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, he served as Vice President of the Associated Builders and Contractors Student Chapter and Secretary of the Construction Student Association.

In his spare time, Kelley enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing guitar, watching and attending Saints and LSU sporting events, and being outdoors hunting, fishing, camping, and riding horses.

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