Lori is a paralegal who has been with the firm since September 1985. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Legal Assistant, major track Litigation, from Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota in 1985. She predominantly works in the areas of medical malpractice, legal malpractice, personal injury, products liability, and insurance defense.

Lori is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc.

Lori and her husband, Michael Kelly, are both natives of Fargo, ND. They have two children.