Kelly Quinn

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Senior Manager of Planning
Judicial Council of California

Kelly Quinn, AICP, has over 20 years of experience in facilities planning, with an emphasis on planning for court facilities. For 10 years Kelly was the planning director in an executive branch office charged with planning and overseeing implementation of a $1.4+ billion Massachusetts Courthouse improvement program. In this capacity, Kelly was instrumental in establishing a statewide prioritization and planning process that initially directed the expenditure of appropriated funds and then became the basis for subsequent successful funding requests. After relocating to California in 1999, Kelly began a consulting practice where she provided programming, strategic planning, and master planning services to clients in Massachusetts, Maryland, and California. Kelly joined California’s AOC Office of Court Construction and Management (OCCM) in 2004 and is the Senior Manager of Planning. She is responsible for statewide planning for court facility improvements and worked with the AOC executive team to to secure funding for $5 billion in court projects. Kelly earned her Master's in City Planning from MIT after graduating from UCLA with a degree in Urban Studies. Kelly has spoken on the topic of court facilities planning at several venues, including the 4th International Conference on Court Design and Planning, the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the 2005 AIA Conference on Justice in the City, and at local bar association meetings.


Judicial Council of California