2007, Georgia; 2008, Alabama
Civil Litigation, Professional Liability, Insurance Law, Complex Commercial Disputes and Appellate Practice
Education: Haverford College, B.A. 2002, Tulane University, J.D. 2007
Mobile Bar Association, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute
Kristy is past president of the Mobile Bar Association Women Lawyer’s section and currently serves on the Board of the Alabama State Bar Women’s Section and the Women in the Law Steering Committee of ADLA. Kristy is a former member of the Junior League of Mobile and formerly chaired the League’s Downtown Walking Tour which educates fourth grade students on Mobile’s diverse colonial history. A native Mobilian, Kristy enjoys spending time with her daughter, dogs, friends and extended family.
Publications and Presentations:
Author, “A Conversation with Magistrate Judge Katherine “Kit” Nelson,” Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Journal, Vol.35, No.2 (Fall 2019).
Author, “Who’s on the Risk? Triggering Coverage for Malicious Prosecution – like Claims”, DRI for the Defense, Vol.60, No.6 (June 2018).
Author, “Scalia’s Greatest Hits: The Governmental Liability Edition,” DRI Governmental Liability, Vol. 22, Issue 2 (August 30, 2016).
Author, “Sheehan and the Application of Title II of the ADA to Arrests,” DRI Governmental Liability, Vol. 22, Issue 1 (March 22, 2016).
Author, Review of “The Billable Hour,” by Annie Dike, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Spring 2015).
Author, “Bad Faith After Brechbill: Finding the New Normal,” Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Journal, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Fall 2014).
Presenter, “A Primer on the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act,” Mobile Legal Professionals Association (2013).
Presenter, ‘The Law of Search and Seizure,” Mobile Police Academy (2011-2012).