Washington, D.C. lawyer Kelly Fisher represents clients in a wide range of personal injury areas. Some of these areas include car accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence and abuse, and negligent security, hiring and training. She is admitted to practice law in Virginia, the District of Columbia, New Jersey, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Ms. Fisher graduated from The College of New Jersey. She attended law school at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., graduating with honors. While in law school, Ms. Fisher interned for the DC Court of Appeals and participated in a legal clinic helping victims of domestic violence. She was a staff member on CommLaw Conspectus, her law school’s communications law journal. While in law school, Ms. Fisher published an article on the need to strengthen laws related to computer generated/altered child pornography. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Fisher was a law clerk in the Senior Judge’s Chambers in DC Superior Court.
Throughout her legal career, Ms. Fisher has been active in the local legal community. She has served as co-chair for the Women’s Bar Association’s Community Project Committee since 2007. She was a member of the DC Tort Law Section’s Steering Committee for six years, and chaired the committee in her last year of service. She was a member of the DC Bar’s Election Board for two years. Ms. Fisher reviews legal books for Trial magazine, which is published by the American Association of Justice. She has been a member of the DC Trial Lawyer’s Association for over ten years.
When not practicing law, Ms. Fisher can usually be found running around the Metropolitan area preparing for her next race. Ms. Fisher has completed six marathons and completed the inaugural “Dopey Challenge” in 2014, which required her to run a 5k, 10k, half marathon, and a full marathon in four consecutive days. In doing the Dopey Challenge, Ms. Fisher raised money for the A-T Children’s Project. On August 31, 2014, she ran the Disneyland Half Marathon as part of the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention’s race team. In April 2016, she ran the Boston Marathon raising over $7,500 for the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, which provides financial support to cancer patients and their families. She is a member of the DC Road Runners.
Ms. Fisher has lived in Washington, D.C. for over 15 years. Ms. Fisher believes that it is important to give back to your community. As a co-chair for the Women’s Bar Association, she organizes an annual fall donation drive for local Washington, D.C. charities. Past drive recipients include Bread for the City, Our Place DC, A Wider Circle, and the Capital Area Food Bank. Since 2015, she has co-chaired the Food From the Bar Campaigns, which raises donations for the Capital Area Food Bank. In 2016, the Food for the Bar Campaign was the Food Bank’s largest fundraiser. She also assists Epiphany Catholic Church each winter when it hosts a homeless shelter in connection with the Georgetown Ministry Center.
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