Kelly E. Ford, partner, is a 1985 graduate of Monmouth College, with a B.A. in English, summa cum laude; she earned a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1988. From 1997 until October, 1999, she was a partner in the Champaign office of Hinshaw & Culbertson. Prior to joining Hinshaw, Ms. Ford was a partner with McDonald & Ford Law Offices. She is licensed to practice in all courts of the State of Illinois and U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and past treasurer of the Champaign County Bar Association. Ms. Ford has extensive experience in the area of commercial real estate development and leasing, refinance, acquisitions and sales, as well as capitalization through private securities offerings.
Areas of Practice: commercial and residential real estate, business organizations and securities, estate planning and probate.