Local lawyer appointed to family court leadership
by MDJ staff
September 01, 2014 12:00 AM | 1309 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Katie Connell
Katie Connell
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Cumberland-based Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle LLC announced the appointment of its partner Kathleen “Katie” B. Connell as treasurer of The Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court’s board of directors. In this role, Connell will oversee the organization’s financial records, while continuing to promote the mission of the organization, which upholds professionalism, collegiality and continuing education among Atlanta’s family law community.

At Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, she serves clients facing a variety of family law matters, including divorce, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, custody and post-divorce matters. Appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal in 2013, she serves on the Georgia Commission on Child Support, where she is working to update and revise Georgia’s statutes related to child support. She previously served on the State of Georgia’s Electronic Child Support Worksheet Task Force, working with fellow practitioners and judges to improve Georgia’s Child Support Calculator.

She is an active leader within the State Bar of Georgia’s Family Law Section Executive Committee, and she previously chaired the organization’s Young Lawyers Division Family Law Committee. She also provides pro bono legal services, serving as a guardian ad litem to children involved in contested custody battles.

Connell earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees from Auburn University and her law degree from Mercer University.

Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle is a preeminent divorce and family law firm, serving clients throughout the state of Georgia. The firm’s attorneys serve as trusted legal counsel to clients involved in a range of family law matters.

For more information, visit www.bcntlaw.com.

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