Kelly Stohs is a seasoned business litigator who has focused the last decade of her practice on real estate litigation. Kelly represents shopping centers, national property management firms, property owners and investors, and high-volume residential investors, advising them regarding drafting and interpretation of leases, amendments, indemnification agreements, releases, and other types of contracts. Kelly has resolved hundreds of lease disputes and lease interpretation issues, such as restrictive and exclusive-use covenants, radius clauses, anchor tenant clauses, constructive eviction, successor liability, tenant improvement disputes with national tenants, jurisdiction issues, mold and habitability issues, and others. In addition, Kelly has broad experience in other areas of real estate litigation, such as actions for specific performance of real estate contracts, reformation of deeds and clear title actions, premises liability, and other areas.
She has significant experience litigating and resolving a broad variety of commercial issues including:
- Shopping center litigation
- Residential landlord/tenant litigation
- Contract disputes
- Business torts
- Education law
In addition to her depth of experience litigating and resolving real estate disputes and other contract disputes, Kelly has significant experience in education law litigation and has represented school district clients in defending due process complaints, Section 504 claims filed with the Office of Civil Rights, and tort litigation in federal court.