R. D. Kelly is an Attorney and Counselor at Law in the State of Washington. He is licensed to practice in all courts in the State. He has worked in the Washington State Supreme Court, the Courts of Appeals, the Superior Courts, the District Courts, and the Municipal Courts. Robert started his working legal career in a County Prosecutors office in 1995 while in law school. He progressed to general practice and pro bono work from 1997 to 1999. Since the year 2000, Robert has devoted his practice mainly to working for plaintiffs in personal injury cases. Robert has represented hundreds of clients over the years through all phases of legal proceedings. Robert was born in Everett and went to Snohomish High School. Robert earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington. After spending several years playing keyboards in various musical ensembles, Robert joined the Navy. He was stationed in Great Britain and in Hawaii. While in Hawaii, Robert attended classes at Hawaii Pacific University and earned the degree of Master of Science in Information Systems. Robert became a published author with the publication of his article: "Decision Support Systems for the Legal Profession", Law/Technology Vol. 28 No. 1, (World Jurist Association, First Quarter, 1995). The article discusses the uses of computers and technology in law firms. In particular, the use of computers and software to help in the making of decisions was the main topic. Very few lawyers are as adept and well versed in the use of computers as Robert. Roberts interest in computers began a very long time ago and he has kept up with the changing world of technology and science. Although the practice of law is often more of an art than a science, and although the practice of law always requires a very human element, computers can be extremely valuable tools in the furtherance of the pursuit of justice. Robert Kelly uses computers well. Robert attended the University of Idaho College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. He moved back to Seattle, passed the Bar Exam on the first try, and hung up his shingle.