Steinberg Law Firm Promotes Attorney Kelly M. Alfreds to Partner
Kelly M. Alfreds began her career at Steinberg Law Firm 17 years ago, initially serving as a paralegal. Her early experience at the firm kindled a deep-seated passion for law, particularly in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. Observing the firm’s impactful work on the lives of South Carolinians, Kelly was inspired to further her career in the legal field.
Driven by her commitment to justice and client advocacy, Kelly pursued a Juris Doctorate at Charleston School of Law, graduating Cum Laude in 2014. Since then, her contributions as an attorney have been invaluable, embodying the firm’s ethos of providing unwavering support and legal counsel to those in need.
Managing Partner, David Pearlman said, “Kelly initially worked at the firm as a paralegal. After witnessing the commitment and positive impact the firm has on the lives of those injured in South Carolina, she returned to law school. The passion and dedication Kelly brings to help her clients embody the firm’s mission of ‘Get the Firm Behind You!’”
Reflecting on her new role, Kelly shares her gratitude and vision: “I am very grateful to the Steinberg Law Firm for providing me with many opportunities and supporting my career throughout the years. As I look forward to stepping into a new role at the Firm, I am prepared to continue to work hard for my community and provide the highest quality legal representation for my clients.”
A native of Summerville, South Carolina, Kelly has made significant contributions both in and outside the courtroom. Her dedication has been recognized by various prestigious organizations in the legal industry. Kelly’s accolades include being named to Best Lawyers in America for Workers’ Compensation Law-Claimants (2021-2024), being selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers (2021-2023), and receiving the Lawyers of Distinction award in 2022.
Beyond her legal practice, Kelly is an active member of the Charleston County Bar Association, Dorchester County Bar Association, and the South Carolina Bar Association. She notably serves as the Lowcountry Representative of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association.
Her community involvement extends to serving on the Board of Directors of the Summerville Chamber of Commerce and as chair of the Leadership Dorchester Alumni Council. Additionally, Kelly contributes to The Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center as a board member, aiding in the organization’s mission to support abused and neglected children.
Kelly resides in Summerville with her husband, son, and their beloved French bulldog, symbolizing her deep-rooted connection to the community she serves.
Please join us in congratulating Attorney Kelly M. Alfreds on her well-deserved promotion to Partner at Steinberg Law Firm.