Kelley L. Cathie


managing director

Kelley L. Cathie-Braun Siler Kruzel PC

Kelley L. Cathie

Kelley L. Cathie is a managing director of BCK. Kelley focuses her practice on estate and business planning, estate and probate administration, and corporate and real estate transactions. Kelley has prepared and administered a wide variety of estate plans, and prides herself on providing a personalized approach to meet the diverse circumstances of her clients. Kelley’s corporate and real estate experience complement her estate planning practice and allow her to provide full service legal representation to her clients’ business and estate planning needs.

Kelley is very active both professionally and personally in her community. She currently serves on the Annual Tax & Legal Seminar Planning Committee jointly presented by the Arizona Community Foundation and the Jewish Community Foundation, and volunteers substantial time to various youth sports organizations in the North Phoenix and Scottsdale area.  She is a graduate of the Ladder Down program and has also dedicated her time to the Wills for Heroes Program through the State Bar of Arizona, the Health and Human Resources Advisory Board for Chicanos Por La Causa, the State Bar of Arizona Real Estate Forms Committee, the AWLA Gender Equity Committee, the AWLA Professional Development Committee, the Historical Committee for the AWLA Annual Convention, and was previously a Board Member the Desert Peak Homeowners’ Association. Kelley is currently a member of the Valley Estate Planners, the State Bar of Arizona, and the Scottsdale Bar Association. In her spare time, Kelley coached her son’s youth soccer team, but recently hung up her whistle and currently serves as team manager for both her son’s team (through FC Batavia) and her daughter’s team (through Phoenix Rush).

Kelley received her Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University College of Law (cum laude) in 2005 and her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Arizona (cum laude) in 2002. Kelley was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and currently resides in North Phoenix with her husband and two children.


BCK is regarded as a practice run by a team of energetic and knowledgeable attorneys with the ability to think strategically in a constantly changing work environment and marketplace. We take pride in the quality of our work and the clients we serve, and we value the long-term relationships we have built over the years. We believe in investing in ourselves and our future through continuing legal education. We consider professional development a key factor in motivation and retention because it creates the opportunity to continue to grow and develop job and career enhancing skills.

Our firm fosters a culture of mutual respect. We believe gaining perspectives and experiences from a variety of attorneys and staff creates more innovative solutions and greater contributions from everyone, as we strive to provide the best possible service for our clients.