Kelan Emery was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 1956. He received both his undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), and Juris Doctorate degree from Texas Tech University in 1978 and 1981, respectively. Kelan began practicing law in Oklahoma City in 1982 as an oil and gas lawyer. Kelan began practicing law in Taos in 1988 as a general civil practitioner. Over time, Kelan’s practice has narrowed to include real estate, business, contracts and estate related litigation and transactions. Kelan’s philosophy is to treat every litigation matter as though it will go to trial, but to search for solutions at every turn in order to achieve his clients’ goals as effectively and efficiently as possible. Frequent and open communication with clients is the key to appropriate consideration of each client’s needs.