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Kelsi E. Robinson

Kelsi Robinson is an associate at the firm’s Pittsburgh office. She is a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation and Disputes practice group.

Prior to joining the firm, Kelsi served as a legal intern at the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic. While there she worked with a team to research and draft appellate briefs for noncriminal civil rights cases, including a reply brief to the United States Supreme Court. Kelsi also served as a summer associate at the firm in 2020. Additionally, Kelsi was a senior editor for Penn State Law Review, a competitor for the National Mock Trial team, and the Student Bar Association President during her third year at Penn State Law. Kelsi was selected as a member of the Order of Barristers for her excellence in courtroom advocacy and joined Penn State Law’s trial advocacy faculty after graduation. 

Kelsi graduated from Penn State Law in 2021 with concentrations in Arbitration, Mediation, and Negotiation, Advocacy and Litigation, and Race, Law, and Equity. 

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Penn State Law (2021) 
  • Inducted into the Woolsack Honor Society at Penn State Law (2021) 
  • Member of the Order of Barristers (2021)
  • Penn State Law Review, Senior Editor (2020-2021)
  • National Mock Trial Team, Competitor (2021) 
  • The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Eric D. Turner Award (2021)
  • The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Scholastic and Leadership Award (2021) 
  • The Penn State Law Leadership Award (2021) 
  • The Student Bar Association 1L Mock Trial Competition Award (2021) 
  • The Student Bar Association Student Leader of the Year Award (2021)
  • The Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Award for Best Opening Statement (2020)
  • CALI Excellence for the future Awards in Criminal Procedure (2019), Family Law (2019), and Constitutional Law II (2021)
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