Lawrence Kellem stands as an inspiration. A lawyer for more than 60 years, he embodies the values of dedication to clients, devotion to community, tireless work, and the fair resolution of conflict.
He is the father of Steven Kellem and David Kellem, both of whom followed his considerable footsteps into the field of law and practiced with him for three decades as Kellem & Kellem, LLP.
Larry’s practice as an attorney spanned the fields of military criminal law, all aspects of real estate, civil litigation, representation of small business, and municipal law. Perhaps his greatest accomplishments were achieved in the hallways and meeting rooms of Hull Town Hall, as well as in the auditoriums of Hull Town Meetings. Larry could soothe the tempers and soften the biases of local municipal officials to achieve right results for clients seeking permits, licenses and other approvals from town government. Larry’s calm demeanor, clear voice, and respectful confidence commanded attention from unruly Town Meeting gatherings, often turning waves of fractious dissent into tides of consensus in matters of local public policy.
Larry generously gave (and continues to give) his talent and time to his community, never shirking from difficult responsibilities. From his work at the age of 30 as Chairman of the local draft board during the Vietnam War; to his impressive fundraising for the March of Dimes, Temple Beth Shalom, and the Hull Public Library; to his membership on the Board of Trustees of his condominium association and many local charitable organizations; to his provision of free assistance in filing insurance claims to Hull residents whose homes were devastated by the Blizzard of ’78; to his founding of the Hull Medical Center in response to the tragic death of a local teen; and to his instilling in his family the values of integrity, honesty, fairness, and selflessness – Larry has made the world a better place.
Telephone number: 781-925-1088