Ms. Kays graduated from the University of Scranton in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. After working as a paralegal in major law firms, she attended Seton Hall University School of Law and received her Juris Doctor degree in 1998.
Following law school, Ms. Kays worked as a judicial law clerk in the criminal and probate divisions of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Prior to joining Weinstock, Friedman & Friedman, Ms. Kays practiced in the area of corporate contracts on behalf of Fortune 500 telecommunications companies and government healthcare contractors. She also has experience in general litigation, and estate planning and administration. Ms. Kays’ volunteer work has been focused on improving the welfare of children, the homeless and the incarcerated.
Ms. Kays is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the MSBA Estate and Trust Law Section. She is licensed to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia and New Jersey.