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Meet Judge Chris Kelly

Christopher “Chris” Kelly was elected as a Volusia County Court Judge in 2012. Judge Kelly has lived up to his oath to apply the law fairly and treat those who appear before him with respect. 

His dedication to professionalism within the judicial system is evident through the leadership roles he holds locally within the Seventh Judicial Circuit and statewide with the Conference of County Court Judges of Florida.

Judge Kelly is committed to ensuring all who appear in his courtroom receive his or her day in court and brings to the bench the quality we most revere in a judge ... good judgment.


A Lifetime of Experience

  • Volusia County Judge, 2013 – Present
  • Prosecutor, Office of the State Attorney, 1995—1999, 2000-2003 & 2009-2013
  • Partner, General Civil Law Practice, 2003-2009
  • Assistant General Counsel, Florida League of Cities, 1999-2000

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