Kelli Evangelist represents employers while focusing on a wide range of labor and employment and workers' compensation matters. Leveraging her experience in all phases of litigation, Kelli works with her clients to ensure they are informed throughout the process while providing solutions to assist them in achieving their business goals.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Kelli furthered her litigation knowledge with a national business law firm in Ft. Lauderdale, where she was previously a law clerk. Kelli also gained invaluable experience from a number of internships, including serving as a legal intern for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Miami.

Before pursing her legal education, Kelli counseled and trained human resource professionals within federal agencies and the private sector on matters involving compliance with federal and state employment laws.

Professional Background

  • Broward County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section

Honors & Awards

  • "Secretary's Exceptional Achievement Professional," U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, 2014


  • Co-Author, "Exploring COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Liability of Florida Employers," Daily Business Review, June 10, 2020

J.D., Shepard Broad College of Law - Nova Southeastern University, 2019

B.A., Temple University, 2014