Attorneys & Staff
Kelly PadghamFormer Principal / Member of the Firm; Kelly passed away on September 20, 2015
KELLY W. PADGHAM
02/15/1977 – 09/20/2015
Kelly W. Padgham passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at home surrounded by her devoted family. Kelly was born on February 15, 1977 in Portland, Oregon. She grew up in Portland and the Seattle area. Kelly graduated from Forest Ridge High School in Bellevue, earned her bachelors degree from Whitworth University and her Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University.
After passing the bar in 2003, Kelly went on to serve the Spokane community practicing civil law, eventually focusing almost exclusively on family law. Kelly was a partner of Burke Law Group. She was well known for her strong legal advocacy and personal compassion.
Kelly had a strong sense of community and felt a need to assist others. During her relatively short professional career, she served on the Boards of Directors for The Arc of Spokane and The Greenhouse Community Center in Dear Park. She was also a frequent volunteer for the Spokane County Volunteer Lawyers Program and with the Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs (SNAP).
Kelly’s light, love and determination will live on through the many people whose lives she touched. Kelly will be missed by her husband John and daughter Cassandra. Kelly was predeceased by her daughter Amelia.