Kelly Ayers for Judge | Circuit Court, Group 9


Kelly Ayers for Judge

Kelly Ayers has the Most Experience and is Best Qualified.

  • 26 years of legal experience in private practice
  • Opened her first law firm 23 years ago and now owns three law firms
  • Extensive experience in county criminal, civil litigation, family law and private dependency
  • Handles cases in federal, appellate, circuit and county courts
  • Re-wrote the Baker Act Statute after leading a team to research the law and mental health issues while conducting statewide workshops
  • Started her legal career at Fowler White
  • Visiting Professor at USF
  • Editor of Stetson Law Journal
  • Stetson University College of Law – Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude
  • University of Florida – BS in Journalism and Communications, Minor in Business Administration
  • Recognized for volunteer service at Bay Area Legal Services
  • Works with local high school interns
  • Sponsors Buddy Ball Baseball
  • Volunteers with and supports East Tampa Youth Basketball Association
  • Runs in charitable races to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Organizes clean ups of the Hillsborough River
  • Married to attorney Dan Crowe, who is a retired Air Force Senior Master First Sergeant. Kelly has three adult children, Mitchell, Kaelee and Carson. Kelly is a Tampa native whose father, Steve Ayers, served as a firefighter and later owned Ayers-Sierra Insurance