Kelley Allesee is Associate Counsel, supporting the Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation (HCLRC or LandBank) in its efforts to rehab and reutilize vacant and abandoned property to the fullest and best use. Kelley evaluates properties for acquisition, supports acquisition and disposition of LandBank properties, and prepares contracts and other legal documents to fully implement the tools of the LandBank. As a member of The Port’s legal team, Kelley assists with contracts for the agency as well as the entities it manages, and provides oversight for contract compliance.
Kelley recently worked as assistant city solicitor for the City of Cincinnati. In that role, she was a member of the Quality of Life Division for the Solicitor, tasked to ensure best possible outcomes for unproductive and distressed properties on behalf of the City. A passionate advocate for diversity and giving back to the community, Kelley has volunteered as a hot-line attorney for Pro-Seniors to support individuals of all backgrounds and demographics on issues like landlord/tenant relations, and a variety of other legal issues. Kelley earned her Juris Doctorate from Chase College of Law and her undergraduate BA in Education from Morehead State University.