Brian Kelso


Practice Focused on General Litigation

Mr. Kelso’s practice is focused on general litigation, including:

  • Employment law
  • Criminal defense
  • Traffic defense
  • Personal injury

Professional Leadership

Mr. Kelso holds multiple professional licenses that allow him to represent clients in all state courts, including:

  • Ohio of Ohio
  • U.S.D.C. Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S.D.C. Northern District of Ohio

Mr. Kelso is a published contributor to the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution website. His professional affiliations include:

  • Farifield County Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Ohio State bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Committed to Community

Mr. Kelso has served his community by volunteering his services at the Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) pro bono clinic.

He serves on the Boards of:

  • Income Council for Fairfield County United Way’s Community Impact
  • Kenyon Athletic Mentorship Program


Mr. Kelso received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Kenyon College, and his Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. He received his law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he was an associate editor for the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law.

In his free time, Mr. Kelso is an avid runner and especially enjoys running half and full marathons.


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