Davis Brown attorney William P. Kelly was promoted to a Field Grade Officer on February 24, 2009. COL Alan Meyer is the Commander of the 734th RSG where Kelly serves as a Combat Judge Advocate at Camp Dodge, Johnston, Iowa. Kelly, a member of the Judge Advocate General Corps has been active in the National Guard since February 21, 1995. As a Major and JAG Officer, his duties include advising the Commander on non-judicial punishment issues, deployment issues for soldiers, and other legal issues that might impact the Iowa Army National Guard.
Kelly is a Senior Shareholder in the Litigation Division with a General Litigation practice including Family law, Military law, Complex Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Federal Statutory Defense, Commercial Disputes, Real Property Litigation and he serves as a Polk County Bar Association Family law mediator. Kelly along with the Honorable Peter Keller, Peter Welch and Gregory Greiner were the speakers for the 136th Annual Meeting of the Iowa Bar Association for Military/Family Law.