Professional Memberships:
American Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association
Georgia Bar Association

Bar Admissions:
South Carolina

DePaul University, BA
University of Illinois, JD


Kelly Frame is a business attorney with over 15 years of experience in corporate and trademark business transactions. Based in Charleston, SC, with offices in Chicago, IL, he specializes in corporate law, including business formations for partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations.  Kelly also regularly handles business sales and purchases, and is skilled in contract development and negotiation, and intellectual property, particularly trademark law. He is authorized to represent clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has secured hundreds of trademark registrations nationally and internationally.

Kelly holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago Law School and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from DePaul University. He also studied international law in Sydney, Australia. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois, South Carolina, and Georgia, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, and Georgia Bar Association.

Outside of law, Kelly enjoys skiing, surfing, soccer, golf, and tennis. He has traveled extensively to Central and South America, Indonesia, Australia, the South Pacific, and Southeast Asia. He has also volunteered with Habitat for Humanity building houses for single mothers in Nicaragua. Kelly values long-lasting, successful relationships with his clients, serving as both an attorney and a strategic business partner.