Kellye R. Grinton

Associate

contact information

phone: 225-383-8900
direct: 225-383-8900
fax: 225-383-7900

301 St. Charles Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5948

kgrinton@phjlaw.com

biography

Kellye Grinton is an associate in the Baton Rouge office. After graduating from Louisiana State University with a B.A. in Mass Communications-Political Communication and a minor in History, she earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans in 2012.

Kellye’s practice is primarily focused on Insurance Defense, Premises Liability, and Bad Faith/Extra-Contractual Liability. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Kellye practiced Insurance Defense, Maritime/Admiralty law, and Workers’ Compensation Defense in Lafayette, Louisiana for three years.

In recognition of her professional accomplishments, Kellye was named a Super Lawyers-Rising Star in 2019 and was a finalist for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel Frank L. Maraist Award. She is active in the Baton Rouge community and has served on the Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Council since 2016. She volunteers for various programs, including the BRBA Holiday Star Program, which provides Christmas gifts to underprivileged children in the area, and she is a member of the City Year Associate Board.

As a law student, Kellye was awarded the Law Excellence Award in Construction Industry Law for the highest grade in the course. She earned a place on Loyola’s Moot Court and served on the Selection Sub-Committee. She also represented Loyola on the Sports Law Competition Team. Kellye worked as a summer law clerk to the Honorable S. Maurice Hicks, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and with the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Western District of Louisiana.

education

Louisiana State University, B.A. 2009
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D. May 2012
Admitted to the Bar: Louisiana, October 2012

professional associations

Louisiana State Bar Association
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel

areas of practice