Richard Kelsey

Director of the Mason Law Community

B.A., Rutgers University; J.D., George Mason University

Contact Information

  • Email: Send an email
  • Phone: 703-993-8973
  • Office: Room 212, Hazel Hall, Arlington
  • Address: George Mason University School of Law
    3301 Fairfax Dr. Arlington, VA 22201

Biographical Sketch

Richard Kelsey joined the School of Law as Assistant Dean for Management and Planning in 2010.  In August 2015, he was named Director of the Mason Law Community. Prior to joining the School of Law, Mr. Kelsey was the CEO of Turiss, LLC, an IT Security and Software Company based in Reston, Virginia.  Dean Kelsey is a graduate of the School of Law and a former law clerk for the Circuit Court Judges of Arlington County.  After clerking, he practiced law as a commercial litigator with Reed Smith LLP.  He is the immediate Past-President of the George Mason Law Alumni Chapter.

He lives in Ashburn with his wife Jill and their three children.