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Kelly J. Shivery


Kelly J. Shivery is an Advanced Certified Paralegal who assists the firm’s attorneys in the representation of individuals in whistleblower matters brought under federal and state False Claims Acts, the SEC and IRS Whistleblower Programs, and other laws. Ms. Shivery holds an Advanced Paralegal Certification in both Alternative Dispute Resolution and E-Discovery. She is a former Senior Arbitration Administrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Following her departure from FINRA, Ms. Shivery relocated to Honolulu, Hawaii where she assisted the former attorney general of the State of Hawaii in the representation of individuals in FINRA arbitrations, as well as in employment and commercial litigation matters.

Upon her return to Florida in 2011, Ms. Shivery began working in the area of whistleblower law at McCabe Rabin, P.A., under the tutelage of now Magistrate Judge Ryon M. McCabe U.S.D.C., So. District of Florida.  In January 2022, Ms. Shivery joined the Whistleblower Law Collaborative. She works remotely from her home in Palm Beach County, Florida. Ms. Shivery is honored to continue the important work of assisting whistleblowers report government fraud.


  • A.S. in Legal Assisting, Broward College, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 1995
    With High Honors

Professional Memberships and Achievements

  • Paralegal member of the Boston Bar Association
  • Paralegal member of The Anti-Fraud Coalition (TAF)
  • Court-appointed volunteer, Guardian Ad Litem Program, Palm Beach County, Florida.
  • Florida Registered Paralegal
  • Paralegal member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Affiliate member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) Palm Beach County Chapter
  • Paralegal member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA) (2014-2017)
  • Associate Editor of the PIABA Bar Journal (2014-2017)
  • Earned the Certified Paralegal designation from the National Association of Legal Assistants 1996

Past Employment

  • Paralegal, McCabe Rabin, P.A., West Palm Beach, Florida, 2011-2021
  • Paralegal, Bronster Hoshibata, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2005-2011
  • Senior Arbitration Administrator, FINRA, Boca Raton, Florida, 1998-2005
  • Paralegal, Udine & Udine, Tamarac, Florida, 1995-1998