Katie Connell is a 2005 graduate of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. Since graduating, she has been appointed to the Family Law Section for the State Bar of Georgia Executive Committee, named to the 2008 Child Support Commission’s Child Support Electronic Worksheet Task Force, and was a member of the 2008 Leadership Academy for the State Bar of Georgia. She has been named one of Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite, Georgia’s Most Effective Lawyers.” Katie was formerly an attorney with Warner, Mayoue, Bates & Nolen.
Katie graduated with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting from Auburn University, and received her Masters in Accounting from Auburn University. A native of Savannah, Ga., Katie now lives in Atlanta with her husband and son.
Lecturer: 2012 Family Law Institute
2011-2012 Program Chair Weltner Inn of Court
Selected for 2012 Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Leadership Academy
Lecturer: 2011 Nuts and Bolts of Family Law
Lecturer: 2011 Family Law Institute
Named one of Atlanta Magazine’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars - 2011, 2010
2010-2011 Program Chair Weltner Inn of Court
Lecturer: 2010 Family Law Institute: “Taking the Case to Trial”
Named one of Georgia’s Legal Elite by Georgia Trend - 2010, 2007
Lecturer: 2010 ABA's Annual Middle Income Divorce Series: “Hot Tip: Religious Decision Making Authority”
Lecturer: 2010 ABA’s Family Law Section CLE Seminar: "Hot Tips for Family Lawyers - Acknowledgment of Paternity and Acknowledgement of Legitimation "
Family Law Section for the State Bar of Georgia Executive Committee 2008-2009
Lecturer: 2008 Nuts and Bolts of Family Law: “Don’t Get Hammered – Tips for Nailing Your Child Support Worksheets”
Panelist 2008 Fulton County Family Law Division Town Hall Meeting
Served on the Child Support Commission’s Child Support Electronic Worksheet Task Force
2008 Leadership Academy for the State Bar of Georgia
President, Mercer Law Student Bar Association (2004-2005)
President, Mercer Tax Law Society (2004-2005)
Awarded Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement (2005)
Top Three Overall Best Oralist, Gibbons National Moot Court Competition (2004)
First Runner-Up, Hugh Lawson Oral Argument Competition