Raffaele Puppio Partner Speaks to Delaware County High School Students on Becoming Leaders

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Attorney Edward P. Kelly shared career advice with Delaware County high school students

Edward P. Kelly, Esq.

Attorney Edward P. Kelly of Raffaele Puppio, one of the largest full-service law firms in Delaware County, recently presented as part of a government leadership panel at the 2016 Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) held at Penn State’s Brandywine campus. The event was sponsored by the Delaware County Workforce Investment Board, Youth Council and The Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce.

Kelly spoke before Delaware County high school sophomores regarding his journey into leadership, how he established himself as a leader, and leadership challenges facing young leaders in Delaware County.

A partner and chair of the commercial real estate and business transactions department of Raffaele Puppio, Kelly represents both businesses and business owners in a variety of matters, including entity formation, the sale and acquisition of businesses, liquor license acquisition and transfer, contract preparation and negotiation, and commercial and residential real estate transactions. In addition, Kelly represents landlords and tenants in office and retail leasing matters and advises borrowers and lenders in commercial loan transactions.

An active local government leader, Kelly serves as a commissioner of Springfield Township in Delaware County. He is a member of the Delaware County and Philadelphia Bar Associations and is a committeeman for the Springfield Republican Party. Kelly is a class agent for the Alumni Association of Malvern Preparatory School, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association, vice president of the University of Pennsylvania Class of 1996 Board, and is past president of The Boston University School of Law’s Philadelphia Young Alumni Council.

Kelly earned his law degree at the Boston University School of Law, after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania. He returned to Philadelphia after graduation and has been in private practice in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties since that time. Kelly lives in Springfield, PA.

About Raffaele Puppio – Raffaele Puppio is one of the largest and most established full-service law firms in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Attorneys within the firm are known for their legal prowess among the bench and bar in Delaware County, having decades of experience representing school districts, municipalities, businesses and individual clients, helping to solve legal problems while avoiding future legal issues. The attorneys provide sound legal counsel in the areas of education law, government and municipal services, family law, general litigation, personal injury, commercial real estate and business transactions, elder law, estate administration and planning, and criminal law.

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