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Katie Cameron O'Mailia

Katie Cameron O'Mailia

  • Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family Law...
  • Alabama
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Mrs. O'Mailia attended Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina and graduated with a degree in Business Administration and Law in 2001. Following graduation, she moved to Montgomery, Alabama and began a career in the legal field.

In 2015, Mrs. O'Mailia graduated from Birmingham School of Law at the top of her class. During law school, she was awarded the Service to Women Award by the Birmingham Bar Association, presented by the Honorable Justice Julie Palmer. She also completed a clerkship with Legal Services Alabama which is located at the One Place Family Justice Center in Montgomery, Alabama. During this clerkship, she assisted victims of domestic violence in a variety of issues including: protection from abuse orders, divorce, child custody, child support, bankruptcy and mediation.

Following law school, Mrs. O'Mailia completed a clerkship with the Federal Defenders office for the Middle District of Alabama, focusing on criminal defense.

In her personal time, Mrs. O'Mailia works to educate the public about domestic violence through speaking, writing and actively participating in state politics educating and promoting rights for victims of domestic violence and their children. She is a member of the Montgomery County Task Force on Domestic Violence, Montgomery County Bar Association, Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program and a longtime volunteer with the Family Sunshine Center.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 30 minute initial consult
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Professional Experience
Law Clerk
Federal Defenders office for the Middle District of Alabama
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Law Clerk
Legal Services Alabama/One Place Family Justice Center
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Education
Birmingham School of Law
J.D. (2015) | Juris Doctorate
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Honors: Sigma Delta Kappa, Service to Women Award/Scholarship
Auburn University
Paralegal Certificate (2011) | Paralegal Studies
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Western Carolina University
B.S. (2001) | Business Administration and Law
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Professional Associations
One Place Family Justice Center Board of Directors
Board Member
- Current
Activities: One Place FJC is a safe place where victims can go to plan for their safety, have an advocate, talk with a police officer, meet with a prosecutor, receive medical assistance, obtain information on shelters and sexual assault services.
Alabama State Bar # ASB-2783-A10F
Member
- Current
Montgomery County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Family Sunshine Center Board of Directors
Board Member
- Current
Activities: ontgomery Area Family Violence Program, Inc., dba. Family Sunshine Center, exists to end family violence and sexual assault and foster hope and healing in seven Alabama counties: Autauga, Butler, Chilton, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, and Montgomery.
Montgomery County Task Force on Domestic Violence
Member
- Current
Activities: The Task Force is comprised of community organizations committed to advocating for victims of domestic violence, law enforcement agencies, legal service providers and others in the community dedicated to preventing domestic abuse in Montgomery County.
Publications
Articles & Publications
"What She Didn't Know"
Montgomery Advertiser
Special segment “Domestic Silence” October 2010, Article “Alabama Voices Break Cycle of Abuse”
Montgomery Advertiser
Constitutional Issues Regarding School Prayer and Religious Freedom
Western Carolina Journal of Law and Justice
Speaking Engagements
Keynote Speaker, Family Sunshine Center Annual Board Meeting, Montgomery, Alabama
Family Sunshine Center
United Way of Central Alabama, State Campaign, Montgomery, Alabama
Family Sunshine Center
Recorded domestic violence segment, on behalf of the Family Sunshine Center, for the 2011-2012 River Region United Way annual campaign video.
Mutual of Omaha, Aha Moment, Montgomery, Alabama
Family Sunshine Center
Recorded personal story as a domestic violence survivor and the role the Family Sunshine Center played in helping transform my life from a victim of domestic abuse to a survivor and how I am using my life to help others who are victims overcome domestic violence and move forward to achieve a rewarding and productive life as a survivor and not a victim.
Certifications
Trial Skills Institute
American Bar Association
Custody Litigation Training: Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Custody Cases
American Bar Association
Enhancing Judicial Legal Skills In Domestic Violence Cases
Alabama Judicial College
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
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Suite 18
MONTGOMERY, AL 36104
USA
Telephone: (334) 523-0661