Kathleen Connell

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Connell Cummings, LLC
 | 3225 Cumberland Blvd SE, Suite 510
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 678-384-4542
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kathleen “Katie” B. Connell is a partner at Connell Cummings LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Connell serves clients throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area in family law matters involving divorce, child support, custody, fathers’ rights and more.

Ms. Connell has been licensed to practice law in Georgia since 2005 and is also admitted before the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting from Auburn University and earned a law degree from Mercer University School of Law.

Throughout her career in the family law field, Ms. Connell has lectured for the State Bar of Georgia’s Family Law Institute and the American Bar Association. She also previously served on the Georgia Child Support Commission’s child support electronic worksheet task force.

Ms. Connell has received recognition for her accomplishments, including being named one of Georgia’s “legal elite” and “40 under 40 – Georgia’s best and brightest” by Georgia Trend magazine. She was also featured in the Fulton County Daily Report in 2013.

Ms. Connell is a board member of the Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court and served as the organization’s program chair from 2011-2014. She is a former member of the leadership academies for both the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers.

Passionate about serving the local legal community, Ms. Connell is active in the Atlanta Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the State Bar of Georgia. She is also a former board member for the Visions Anew Institute, a nonprofit organization focusing on providing divorce resources for women.

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father's Rights


Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013

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About Kathleen Connell

Admitted: 2005, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.connellcummings.com/attorneys/katie-b-connell/


  • On the Rise, Fulton Daily Report, 2013
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Atlanta Magazine, 2013
  • Top 100 Super Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine
  • Super Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine, 2014-2015
  • Georgia’s Legal Elite, Georgia Trend, 2007
  • 40 Under 40-Georgia's Best and Brightest, Georgia Trend, 2013
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Atlanta Magazine, 2010-2011
  • Georgia’s Legal Elite, Georgia Trend, 2010-2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division, Family Law Committee, Past Chair
  • Weltner Family Law Inn of Court
  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, Executive Committee, 2008-2009
  • Georgia, 2005
  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, Member
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Counsel for Younger Lawyers, Past Board Member
  • Weltner Inn of Court, Program Chair, 2011-2014
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Weltner Inn of Court, Board Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Georgia Commission on Child Support
  • Child Support Electronic Worksheet Task Force, Child Support Commission
  • Visions Anew, Past Board Member
  • Fulton County Family Law Division, Town Hall Meeting, Panelist, 2008
  • Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Leadership Academy, 2012
  • Leadership Academy for the State Bar of Georgia, 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Hot Tip: Religious Decision Making Authority, ABA's Annual Middle Income Divorce Series, 2010
  • Lecturer, Hot Tips for Family Lawyers - Acknowledgment of Paternity and Acknowledgement of Legitimation, ABA’s Family Law Section CLE Seminar, 2010
  • Lecturer, Don’t Get Hammered – Tips for Nailing Your Child Support Worksheets, Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, 2008
  • Speaker/Presenter, Georgia Family Law Institute, Trial Strategy and Preparation for a Divorce Trial, 2010
  • Lecturer, Georgia Child Support Conference, 2015
  • Lecturer, Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, 2015
  • Lecturer, Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, 2011
  • Lecturer, Family Law Institute, 2015
  • Lecturer, Family Law Institute, 2011-2012
  • Lecturer, Taking the Case to Trial, Family Law Institute, 2010

Educational Background:

  • Auburn University, M.ACCT., 2002
  • Auburn University, B.S.B.A., Major: Accounting, 2001
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3225 Cumberland Blvd SE
Suite 510
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 678-384-4542

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Last Updated: 3/18/2019

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