About Attorney Kier
Attorney Shelley Kier has immersed herself in education and general counsel work since receiving her license to practice law over a decade ago. She was General Counsel for The National Jewish Council for Disabilities (Yachad), and IVDU Schools for six years. She started KIER LAW in 2019 and contracted with Education Support Services to represent students and their families. Attorney Kier solidified her legal expertise as counsel for Achievement First in 2022, then relaunched her firm in 2023. She works closely with teachers, advocates, attorneys, providers, charter schools, private schools, school districts, and businesses. Attorney Kier excels when representing educational institutions, businesses, and individuals.
Admitted to practice law in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2008
THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, Juris Doctor, 2011
Attorney Kier’s extensive knowledge stems from a lifetime of experience. This allows her to see what other attorneys don’t, and provide innovative legal solutions.
Attorney Kier is on the Board of Directors of the Jewish family Service, where she served as Treasurer, and is currently on the Governance Committee. She has been selected as a rising star in the field of Education Law by Super Lawyers two years in a row. Early awards include the Youth Recognition Award from National Association of Women Business Owners, and a Good Neighbor Service-Learning Award from State Farm Insurance and Youth Service of America.
Attorney Kier’s 2007 work at the Boston Juvenile Court solidified her decision to pursue law in order to utilize her talent to represent others. Her experience grew to include: JLB Innocence Project, Black Legislative Caucus, House of Representatives, U.S. District Court of CT, Leeds Brown Law, P.C., GWU Law Human Rights clinic and Oxford University program, International Rights Advocates/Conrad & Scherer LLP, and Legal Advisor at the United Nations. Locally and abroad she excelled working on educational institution rights, special education, contracts, gender, race, and disability discrimination.
No two cases are the same. Attorney Kier takes an honest and tailored approach to give clients the attention they deserve, and respects their time and money. KIER LAW provides a wide range of services with adjusted fee options.
Attorney Kier has your back. She represents her clients in a zealous and calculated manner, honed by years of experience.