Professional Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors, 2011 - 2019
Atlanta Circuit, Post 3, Elected 2013 - 2019
Member-At-Large, Post 1, Appointed 2011 - 2013
Finance Committee Member, 2014 - 2017
Programs Committee Member, 2012 - 2015, VICE-CHAIR 2014 - 2017
Local & Voluntary Bar Committee Member, 2011 - 2018
Law Practice Management Committee Member, 2013 - 2018; CHAIR 2015 - 2018
Audit Committee Member, 2015 - 2018
Atlanta Bar Association
Elected to Board of Directors, 2008 - 2010
Judicial Selection & Tenure Committee, 2013 - 2016
Co-Chair, Minority & Diversity Clerkship Program, 2009 - 2010
Member, Estate Planning & Probate Section
Stonewall Bar Association
Board of Directors, 2001 - 2010
President, 2002 - 2003
Vice President/President Elect, 2001 - 2002
Legal Professionals serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Communities
Recipient, Outstanding Service to the Stonewall Community Award, 2012
Multi-Bar Leadership Council
Coalition of 14 Georgia Minority Bar Associations
Founding Member & Council Member, 2001 - 2010
Chair, 2004 - 2005
Atlanta Bar Association, Sole Practitioner/Small Firm Section
Board of Directors: 1995-2001, 2002-2004;
Vice Chair/Chair Elect, 1998-1999;
The National LGBT Bar Association
National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Bar Association, an Affiliate of the American Bar Association.
Georgia Equality, Inc.
Chair of the Board of Directors, 2006 - 2007
Co-Chair, Political Committee, 2004 - 2005
Member, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2007
A Statewide educational and political advocacy group representing the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community
Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Nominated Member of the Year 2013
Nominated Business Woman of the Year 2009
Profiled in the January/February, 2007 issue of CURVE Magazine, Ten Powerful Lesbians in the South.
City of Atlanta Living Wage Ordinance Independent Review Commission
Commission Member, appointed by Mayor Shirley Franklin, 2003 - 2004
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 1986, Juris Doctor Degree
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, June, 1976, B.S. Major: Biology, Minor: Chemistry.
Co-Founder, WKU SCUBA Club.
State of Georgia, 1986
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1986
Georgia Court of Appeals, 1987
Supreme Court of Georgia, 1987
Past Employment Positions:
National Park Service, Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky, Park Ranger; Discovered "Kathleen's Crawl" in 1978, a passageway now used on the Wild Cave Tour.