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 Keely Y Scott (6/14/2016) 

 Keely Y. Scott

 Donohue, Patrick & Scott, PLLC


Areas of Practice:

Mediation and Civil Litigation (Construction Defect, GL and Professional Liability).

Favorite BRBA project or event:

Belly Up with the Bar (DPS won in 2015!).


Travel, exercise and spending time with my family.

If I had more time, I would:

Play golf.

What is the biggest challenge facing attorneys today:

Without a doubt, unprofessionalism.

Best thing about being a lawyer:

The practice of law exposes you to people, places and situations that you may never know otherwise.

Bet you didn't know:
I was an LSU Golden Girl.

Currently reading:

Just finished "The Guilty" by David Baldacci.

Where did you grow up?

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Richmond, Virginia; and Zachary, Louisiana.

Favorite place in Baton Rouge:

My backyard and Tiger Stadium.

Favorite sport:

Baseball (Parkview Baptist Eagles, LSU and Red Sox).

What did you learn from your legal mentor?

The practice of law requires dedication; "there are a lot easier ways to make a lot more money."

What was your first job?

After working as a student worker in the legal department of the Governor's office and before law school, I becamse the first official employee of the Louisiana Lottery.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

Superhuman endurance . . . actually, mind control would be very helpful in this business!

If you would like to contact Kelly, her email address is

For more information or to comment on this Member Spotlight feature, contact Susan Kelley at or 225-214-5559.


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