Timothy Kelly, MAJ, U.S. Marine Corps
Major Tim Kelly joined the faculty of the International Law Department in July, 2012. Prior to reporting to the Naval War College, Major Kelly served as the Staff Judge Advocate for the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, based in Camp Pendleton, California.
Major Kelly hails from Omaha, Nebraska. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1994. In 1997, Major Kelly received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law. He is admitted to the state bar associations of Nebraska and California.
Major Kelly attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned a second lieutenant in April 1998. Following The Basic School he attended the Naval Justice School in early 1999.
Other assignments include: Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, 3d Marine Division (2005 – 2008); Senior Defense Counsel, Trial Counsel, Installation Law Attorney, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California (2002 – 2005); Trial Counsel, Installation Law Attorney, Combat Service Support Group – 1, Twentynine Palms, California (1999 – 2002).
Major Kelly’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Afghanistan Campaign Medal.
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