About Attorney Katie B. Connell

Partner at Connell Cummings, LLC

Education

  • Mercer University, J.D., 2005
  • Auburn University, M.Acct., 2002
  • Auburn University, B.S.B.A. in Accounting, 2001
  • Admissions

  • Georgia (2005)
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals

Organizations

  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division, Family Law Committee (Past Chair)
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section (Member)
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Counsel for Younger Lawyers (Past Board Member)
  • Weltner Family Law Inn of Court
  • Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
  • Visions Anew (Past Board Member)

Publications

  • "How to Support a Friend Going Through a Divorce" Womanista (November 3, 2015)
  • "How to Handle Clients in Distress" Financial Advisor (November 2, 2015)
  • "Divorce and the Shared Mortgage" The New York Times (October 30, 2015)
  • "Paying Off Your Spouse's Debt Could Lower Both Your Credit Scores" Main Street (March 6, 2015)
  • "How to Get a Mortgage After a Divorce" U.S. News and World Report (October 29, 2014)
  • "Back to School for Divorced Families:Coming Together for the Child Sets the Stage for a Successful Academic Year" Today's Parent USA (August 6, 2014)
  • "Preparing Your Taxes in the Year of Divorce" The Huffington Post (March 21, 2013)
  • "To Keep the House or Not: What's best for children during divorce" Today's Parent USA (February 4, 2013), The Huffington Post (February 20, 2013), Hope After Divorce (February 23, 2013)

Experience

  • Lecturer: 2015 Georgia Child Support Conference
  • Lecturer: 2015 Nuts and Bolts of Family Law
  • Lecturer: 2015 Family Law Institute
  • Listed, “Top 100 Super Lawyers” by Atlanta Magazine
  • Listed, Georgia Trend's "40 Under 40-Georgia's Best and Brightest," 2013
  • Fulton Daily Report, "On the Rise" (2013)
  • Named to Georgia Commission on Child Support
  • Board Member, Weltner Inn of Court
  • Lecturer: 2012 Family Law Institute
  • 2011-2014 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-- 2015, 2014
  • Named one of Atlanta Magazine’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars - 2013, 2011, 2010
  • Lecturer: 2010 Family Law Institute: “Taking the Case to Trial”
  • Named one of Georgia’s Legal Elite by Georgia Trend - 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 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

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