Kelly Woolfolk

  • Clinical Supervising Attorney, New Business Community Law Clinic

Kelly Woolfolk is a clinical supervising attorney in the New Business Community Law Clinic where she will help to develop the initiative aimed at Spanish-speaking client entrepreneurs. Kelly has decades of experience as a transactional attorney in the entertainment industry where she advises on and negotiates network television and other agreements, structuring transactions and helping her clients understand the business of entertainment.

In 2018 Kelly moved to the Dominican Republic with her son. As an expatriate, Kelly leveraged her entrepreneurial nature and assisted clients with international real estate transactions, business development, started a YouTube channel about her experience as an expat and authored an e-book for people interested in relocating to the Dominican Republic. She is fluent in Spanish and speaks conversational French.

She has published on negotiations in The Berkeley Journal of International Law and authored a paper entitled “Numbers Games: The Impacts of International Tax Policies on US and Latin American Economic Development.” Kelly’s essay, “Finding Home,” was published in the anthology, All the Women in My Family Sing in 2018.

Kelly holds a B.A. in Spanish from Spelman College, a J.D. from the Howard University School of Law and an LL.M., with a specialization in International Law, from Berkeley Law (2014) and is a member of the California, Georgia, and Maryland state bar associations.