Writer – Attorney – Schemer – Dreamer
Kelly Phillips Erb is an attorney for The Erb Law Firm, P.C. in Philadelphia, PA, where she focuses on tax law for businesses and families. She is also a freelance author and writer.
Kelly has published Ask the TaxGirl: Everything Parents Should Know About Filing Taxes (Including Child Care Expenses, Medical Costs, and the Earned Income Tax Credit) together with Forbes.
Kelly authors the popular Taxgirl blog for Forbes.com; the blog has been recognized by the ABA Journal as one of the top 100 blogs written by lawyers for the past four years running. Kelly has also written about taxes for Reuters, Time, and AOL’s WalletPop, and has been tapped for her ability to explain taxes in plain English by Esquire, National Public Radio’s Marketplace, CBS Radio’s Marketwatch, Inc., and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Most recently, Kelly was named as a Philadelphia “40 Under 40″ by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The 40 Under 40 award, now in its 22nd year, recognizes young professionals in the Delaware Valley for outstanding success and contributions to their community.
Kelly is a graduate of Meredith College and earned her law degree and her Masters of Law in Taxation from Temple University School of Law. She lives and works in Philadelphia, PA. Kelly is also a mom to three children, so she can add “dinosaur expert”, “cupcake baker” and “princess dress designer” to her resume.