Kelli Allen

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10150 Mallard Creek Rd., Ste. 105 Charlotte NC United States


About Kelli Allen

Law Firm: Law Office of Kelli Y. Allen

Kelli Allen is a lifelong native of North Carolina. Kelli was previously the founder and director of a non-profit animal rescue which found new adoptive homes for over 1200 abused, neglected, and abandoned dogs.

Kelli’s philosophy is that each client should be treated with dignity and respect, and endeavors to provide personalized service. Kelli understands that while there are many common issues, each case is different and must be fully examined to determine the best course of action. She seeks to educate each individual and will explain the pertinent law, options, and procedures, regarding immigration and elder law, enabling each client to make an informed decision about his or her case.

In addition to running her firm, Kelli continues to give back to the Charlotte community by sponsoring charitable events and guest speaking on elder law matters.


  • J.D., Summa Cum Laude, Charlotte School of Law
  • B.S., Criminal Justice- University of North Carolina Charlotte

Memberships & Associations

  • Member of the North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys NAELA
  • ElderCounsel
  • American Immigration Lawyer’s Association
  • Elder Law Answers
  • National Association for Community Mediation
  • Legal Resources

Practice Areas

  • Immigration
    • Family-Based Immigration
    • Waivers
    • Appeals
    • DACA
    • Motions to Reopen
    • Employment-Based Visas
    • Green Cards
    • Non-Immigrant Visas
    • Naturalization
    • U & T Visas
    • O & P Visas
    • Asylum/Withholding
    • Removal Defense
  • Elder Law
    • Medicaid Planning
    • Living Wills/Advance Directive
    • Power of Attorney
    • Caregiver Agreement
    • Adult Guardianship
    • Wills & Trusts
  • Family Law
    • Alimony
    • Child Support
    • Equitable Distribution
    • Child Custody
    • Domestic Violence
    • Divorce
  • Criminal Law
    • Habitual Status Defenses
    • DWI Offenses
    • Dispositions
    • Sentencing
    • Probation Violations
    • Domestic Violence Crimes
    • Controlled Substance Offenses
    • Appeals
  • Bankruptcy
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 13


“”Excellence” must surely be the standard for Kelli Y. Allen Immigration & Elder Law. Upon entering the vibrantly decorated reception area one is aware of the attention to detail and effort to create a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere for clients. Allison (Paralegal) and Denise (Medicaid Coordinator) are exceptionally professional and knowledgeable while also exuding a rare degree of patience and compassion for client concerns. Attorney Kelli Allen has an amazing ability to listen closely to complex issues, analyze carefully and present a solution-based plan in a way that is “client-friendly” (i.e. language that those of us who aren’t attorneys can understand!). Work was performed in a timely fashion with great attention to accuracy, detail and professionalism, thus making my entire experience with this firm “Excellent” in every aspect.”–Brenda S.

“Miss Kelli’s law firm is amazing. I would highly recommend them to anyone who has any immigration matter. Allison and Kelli are awesome. Thank you so much for helping me and always being there for me!”–K.B.

“I received Kelli Y Allen Immigration Law support to get my green card and the service they provided to me was very professional and focused to achieve the objective. Everything went according to the expectations and I received the green card 6 months after we made the application. I fully recommend this office to people that need an immigration office to help them during these kind of processes. I thank Kelli Y Allen Law and congratulate them for their great service.”–Maria

“Thank you for your care and attention in my case! Thank you ever so much. You really helped me ease my stress levels! You are truly great at what you do and I am so happy you are handling my case.”–T.F.

“We were delighted with the firm and found them to be very professional. Allison helped us through the whole process of me getting my green card, from documentation to answering queries, and Kelli was always available. They were very friendly and approachable. We would definitely recommend them.”–Aaron

About the Law Office of Kelli Y. Allen:

Are you seeking an immigrant visa or a non-immigrant visa into the United States? Do you need assistance with divorce, child custody/visitation, or child support issues? Perhaps you need assistance with long-term care planning or an application for Medicaid. Whatever your legal needs, you can find competent and caring help from a Charlotte attorney at Law Office of Kelli Y. Allen, PLLC. Attorney Kelli Allen focuses her practice on immigration, elder law, family law, criminal law and bankruptcy. As such, we are enabled to provide thorough and capable legal guidance for each of your legal matters and concerns. Contact us to see what sets our exceptional team apart from other law firms.

Our firm, located in the University area of Charlotte, is a small law office that offers the responsive attention and personalized legal service you might expect from an intimate and friendly local establishment.

As a Charlotte-area lawyer, Kelli begins with an initial in-person consultation for all cases. Each of your discussions with attorney Kelli Allen are strictly confidential. Regardless of your situation, you can trust that Kelli will only use the information you provide to assist you in reaching your needs.

After reviewing your case and goals, Attorney Kelli Allen can inform you of your legal options and advise you on the best course of action. She will show you how to proceed to work toward achieving the resolution you seek. Because of the complexities of family law, immigration, elder law and criminal law procedures, it is always best to obtain the representation of an attorney who understands all legal aspects of these matters and who will work toward obtaining a positive outcome.

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