Timothy Kelly, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps
Lieutenant Colonel Tim Kelly joined the faculty of the International Law Department in July, 2012. Prior to reporting to the Naval War College, LtCol Kelly served as the Staff Judge Advocate for the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, based in Camp Pendleton, California.
Lieutenant Colonel Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1994. In 1997, LtCol Kelly received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law. He is admitted to the state bar associations of Nebraska and California.
Lieutenant Colonel Kelly attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned a second lieutenant in April 1998. Following The Basic School he attended the Naval Justice School in early 1999.
Other assignments include: Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, 3d Marine Division (2005 – 2008); Senior Defense Counsel, Trial Counsel, Installation Law Attorney, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California (2002 – 2005); Trial Counsel, Installation Law Attorney, Combat Service Support Group – 1, Twentynine Palms, California (1999 – 2002).
Lieutenant Colonel Kelly’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Afghanistan Campaign Medal.
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