Matthew X. Kelley

Professional Credentials


Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan J.D. (Cum Laude) – 1993

  • American Jurisprudence Awards for Torts II, Sales & Negotiable Instruments and Professional Responsibility
  • Associate Editor, The Thomas M. Cooley Law Review

Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1993


Chicago Bar Association

Northwest Suburban Bar Association

  • Association Attorney (2014-2015)

Bartlett Chamber of Commerce

Bartlett Lions Clubs

Streamwood Chamber of Commerce, Past Director

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Civil and Commercial Litigation
Criminal and Traffic Law
Estate Planning
Personal Injury
Real Estate
Tax Law
Workers’ Compensation



Matthew X. Kelley concentrates his practice in residential and commercial real estate, probate, and estate planning. Matt has represented thousands of clients in their real estate purchases and sales. Matt is a recognized leader in the real estate community and works with dozens of local realtors in the area. A large portion of Matt’s referrals come from local realtors who know their clients can rely on Matt’s extensive experience.  Many of Matt’s new clients are referred to him by clients whose purchases or sales he handled.

In addition to Matt’s vast experience in real estate matters, Matt also concentrates his practice in probate. Matt has more than two decades experience handling probate cases. Matt handles all types of probate matters from small estates to those estates exceeding millions of dollars. Matt has the experience necessary to assist all of our clients with their probate estates.

Matt also has two decades experience in drafting estate planning. Matt works closely with his clients in understanding their estate planning needs in order to draft comprehensive estate planning solutions. Matt has more than two decades experience drafting wills and trusts. Whether you want to avoid probate, take advantage of favorable tax planning, or simply wish to ensure your wishes are followed after your death, Matt can draft the appropriate estate plan.

Matt also oversees the litigation at Kelley, Kelley & Kelley. Matt has handled many personal injury, wrongful death, and worker’s compensation suits. Matt has successfully litigated and successfully settled cases in excess of $500,000 in personal injury, medical malpractice, and worker’s compensation claims.

Here to Serve

– Established in 1959 –

Kelley, Kelley & Kelley was founded by John P. Kelley in 1959 on the principles of professionalism, exceptional work product, attentive service, and tenacious representation in the most cost effective manner. To this day those same principles are honored and aspired to by William F. Kelley, Matthew X. Kelley and Scott C. Zambo.


We continue to provide high caliber and cost efficient solutions for our clients. Whether you’re in planning mode, transaction mode or crisis mode, we are here to guide you, protect you and fight for you.


Serving Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs including Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, Bartlett, Streamwood, Elgin, Palatine, Arlington Heights, and Barrington. The law firm and William F. Kelley have been honored with receiving the highest rating among their peers. William F. Kelley has been consistently rated among the top lawyers by Super Lawyers and Martindale Hubbell.