Annual Conference 2023 – Kelly O’Connor
Attorney at Law
Kelly O’Connor founded O’Connor & Bennett Law Firm, PLC, in 2011. Kelly’s practice still focuses only on real property law and all-things probate, including estate planning, litigation, probate and trust administration and litigation. In addition to the State of Michigan, Kelly is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi. Kelly is a licensed Michigan Real Estate Broker and has held a Michigan Real Estate Salesperson license since 1996.
Kelly and Timothy Bennett founded Two Alpha Auctions, LLC in 2020 when they acquired the firearms auction portion of Belcher Auction Company, a family-owned and operated business since 1919.
Kelly received her Juris Doctor from The Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011. She holds a Master of Urban & Regional Planning from Michigan State University (Go Green!), a Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University (Go Chips!), and an Associate of Science from Delta College.
In her previous life, Kelly worked for a Fortune 500 company in the corporate real estate department on real estate acquisitions, managing building construction projects, and as a facilities manager. Kelly is active in her community. She is a past president of the Cereal City Sunrise Rotary Club and
was elected to and served a 4-year team as a member of
City of Marshall’s City Council.
A Legal Perspective: Who’s Actually Your Client?
Be sure to attend this important session as a reminder of the legal documents that you should have in your file establishing that your client has the authority to sell! Don’t get yourself into legal trouble by assuming your client is the correct client!