Our Practice

The lawyers at Bellwoar Kelly, LLP are respected, experienced hard working attorneys ready to provide guidance and support to our clients in both civil and criminal cases. Our clients range from government municipalities and zoning boards to public figures accused of serious crimes. Our attorneys, who have over 100 years of experience, stand ready to represent you, your business or governmental entity.

Criminal Law

At Bellwoar Kelly, LLP, our attorneys are former prosecutors who have received national recognition because of the results they have obtained in court. Founding partner Evan J. Kelly has been interviewed by World News tonight and Dateline as well as numerous other news stations in the tri-state area. He has also handled high profile criminal defense cases throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and several other states. At Bellwoar Kelly, LLP we believe that having former prosecutors as a defense attorney gives us the advantage of knowing how the other side thinks. As defense attorneys we will fight to uphold the principal of innocent until proven guilty. Our aggressive criminal defense lawyers handle state and federal charge; varying from murdersex crimes chargesdrunk driving chargesdrug possession and traffickingdomestic violenceweapon crimes, and many other charges.

Civil Litigation

Our civil litigation attorneys at Bellwoar Kelly have a wealth of experience representing both individuals and business in court in civil disputes. We are well equipped to either defend or prosecute your rights against other business entities or individuals who have wronged you. Our experience gives you the benefit of a practical approach to solving your issue. Whether it is a contract dispute between businesses or individuals or an employment matter, our skilled civil litigators and trial lawyers stand ready to assist you.

Business Law

Our business lawyers at Bellwoar Kelly, are ready to assist you with any legal question that you may have. We are here to help you with reviewing/drafting contracts, forming various business entities and any business lawsuit that you may have. We have the experience to help you with any corporate need and promise to employ a pragmatic and cost-effective approach to ensure that your business continues to thrive.

Municipal Law

Our municpal lawyers have plenty of experience representing small and large municipalities. Andrew Bellwoar, who has been practicing law for over thirty years, has represented over one hundred municipalities and other government entities. Mr. Bellwoar’ s experience ranges from representing municipalities in litigation across Pennsylvania, to serving as solicitor and special counsel to local municipalities, as well as, representing individuals and businesses for zoning and permitting issues. These municipal cases vary from labor and employment issues, writing and enforcing ordinances, and zoning and land development issues.

Real Estate

Whether you are buying or selling a property, it is always important to have an experienced real estate attorney to help you with the process. Before signing an Agreement of Sale, it is always best to ask an attorney to review it! Andrew Bellwoar, a real estate lawyer and experienced zoning attorney has assisted and represented many individuals and businesses in real estate and zoning matters. Mr. Bellwoar also has a wealth of experience representing various municipalities throughout the Commonwealth giving him great insight into how governing bodies approach real estate and zoning matters.

Personal Injury

The personal injury lawyers at Bellwoar Kelly, LLP have recovered millions of dollars in damages for their personal injury clients. Whether the injury was from an autobicycle or motorcycle accident or a premises liability or slip & fall accident, the litigators at Bellwoar Kelly, LLP have demonstrated that they get results for their clients. Our lawyers are here to aggressively represent you and your claim in curt in order to obtain the best possible outcome. The lawyers at Bellwoar Kelly have received the following results:

  • $3,100,000 settlement for the estate of a minor child killed negligently;
  • $1,200,000 settlement, mid trial, for husband and children of a woman who died when the defendant/doctor mis-read her x- ray for breast cancer;
  • $1,300,000 settlement for a victim with cryptococcal meningitis who was misdiagnosed as suffering from pseudo tumor.

Victims of Crime

Regardless of what crime you were a victim of, you may be experiencing the most difficult time of your life. You may be the victim of an assault, rape, workplace violence, or a family member may have been taken from you. Our crime victim attorneys are here to help you make sure you are heard through the legal system. You may be experiencing a tremendous amount of trauma and stress, which is why our lawyers want to make sure you are not alone. The lawyers at Bellwoar Kelly have received the following results in victims of crime cases:
  • $1,300.000 settlement for a young girl raped by a staffer in a juvenile detention center;
  • Six figure settlement for a child who was beaten and abused by staff members at a juvenile prison;
  • $480,000 settlement for a woman living in a group home who was raped by an employee of the home.


Immigration issues can be very difficult and complicated. Our immigration lawyers are here to help you with the process of getting your green card, fighting deportation proceedings, applying for citizenship, and any other immigration matter that you may have. It is not uncommon for immigration and criminal law to overlap. It is important to have an attorney to understand criminal and immigration law, if you are trying to immigrate with a criminal record. At Bellwoar Kelly, we have the experience of former prosecutors and immigration lawyers to help you.

Contact Bellwoar Kelly, LLP Today

With experience in many different areas of law, the lawyers at Bellwoar Kelly, LLP stand ready to assist you with your legal needs. Please contact us at our offices in West Chester, Pottstown, Kennett Square or Media today for a free consultation!