David E. Kelly, Award Winning Writer and Producer, Will Speak at Colby Commencement

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According to Colby College in Waterville, television writer and producer David E. Kelley, will speak to the graduating class this spring.


Commencement speaker David E. Kelley, a renowned television writer who has created several visionary, award-winning dramas, from Ally McBeal to Big Little Lies. A native of Waterville and son of legendary Colby hockey coach Jack Kelley, he applies his legal education to the craft of writing compelling dialogue, challenging audiences with provocative story lines and creating complex female characters that illuminate issues related to women’s lives.

Kelley will address Colby’s Class of 2019 and their families on Sunday, May 26.

Read more about the other speakers.

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