- Commercial Litigation
- Employment Law
- Products Liability
- Family Law
- Personal Injury
- Business Law
- Federal Civil Practice
- Trial Practice
- Unfair Competition
- Title VII
- Sex Discrimination
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A., 1974; University of North Carolina, Greensboro, M.Ed., 1978
Emory University, J.D., 1984
1984, Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Georgia, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1990, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia; 2010, U.S. Supreme Court
State Bar of Georgia (Member: Board of Governors, 1991-1995; Chair, Board Member, General Practice and Trial Law Section, 2007-2008; Co-Chair, Women and Minorities in the Profession Committee, 1997-2000; Co-Chair, Committee on the Overview of the General Counsel's Office, 1998-1999); Atlanta (Member: Litigation Section; Environmental Law Section), Gwinnett County (Pro Bono Chair 1999-2002); American Bar Association (Member: Litigation Section; Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section); Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (Executive Board, 1989-1994; President, 1990-1991; Treasurer, 1989-1990; Judicial Selection Committee, 1990-2000); Law Related Education Consortium; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.
Binghamton, New York
Author: "Georgia Procedure-Civil Procedure, Discovery, Pretrial Procedure and Conduct of Trial, Generally," Volume 3, Co-Author, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing, New York (2008 & 1995 eds.); "Electronic Discovery in Small Business Litigation," General Practice and Trial Institute, State Bar of Georgia (2010); "Guidelines for Electronic Discovery Part 1 and 2, Gwinnett County Bar Association Monthly Newsletter (Apr. & May 2010); "Suggestions for Mediation of the Difficult Case: Kin Representation, Surveillance, Hotheads, and Other Challenges" ICLE (2008); "Georgia Civil Procedure: General Provisions Governing Discovery, Requests for Admissions, and Considerations in Trial by Jury," Gwinnett County Bar Association Seminar Safari, Tanzania, East Africa (2007). Phi Delta Phi. Moot Court Society. Managing Editor, Emory Law Journal, 1983-1984.
Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, 1999—.
Chellis v. Fleet Capital Corp., 2006 U.S. Dist LEXIS 95837 (2006); Watkins, et al. v. Ford Motor Co., 190 F.3d 1213 (11th Cir. 1999); Druid Hills Civic Ass'n, Inc., et al v. Federal Highway Administration, et al (Presidential Parkway Litigation), 772 F.2d 700 (11th Cir. 1985) (Amicus).
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