Teaching Experience

University Faculty Appointments

  • Adjunct Faculty, Georgia Institute of Technology (2003) (Course Title: Constitutional Issues).
  • Adjunct Faculty, Emory University College of Law (1990-1991) (Course Title: Legal Research, Writing & Advocacy).
  • Adjunct Faculty, Emory University College of Law (1998-1999) (Course Title: Constitutional Litigation).

Professional Presentations

(Partial Listing)

August 8, 2013 – Panelist, Practice Tips for the Family Division, Fulton Superior Court, Breakfast Presentation for Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section; drafted written materials on behalf of the panel.

May 9, 2013 – CLE Seminar, “Fulton Superior Court Family Division: Nuts and Bolts”, at the Family Division Basics Boot Camp presented by the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.

May 18, 2012 – CLE Seminar, “Fulton Superior Court Family Division: Nuts and Bolts”, and Panelist on Professionalism and Ethics Concerns at the Family Division Basics Boot Camp presented by the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.

May 17, 2012 – Panelist, South Annex Town Hall Meeting, Family Division Fulton Superior Court; assisted in organizing program and arranged for production of the video, “My Case in Family Court: Making the Most of My Status Conference” for presentation during the program and use later on the Family Division website.

February 2012 – Presentation on Triaging and Scheduling Temporary and Emergency Hearings, Fulton Superior Court Family Division Retreat

October 13, 2011 – Panelist, Practice Tips for the Family Division, Fulton Superior Court, Breakfast Presentation for Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section; drafted written materials on behalf of the panel.

December 2008 – Panelist, Practice Tips for the Family Division, Fulton Superior Court, Breakfast Presentation for Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section.

May 2008 – Panelist, Parenting Plans, Town Hall Meeting, Family Division Fulton Superior Court.

January 2008 – ICJE Seminar, Panelist on Child Support Worksheets and Domestic Case Management (annual training for Superior Court Judges).

2005 – Organized and moderated in-house CLE Seminars for Fulton Superior Judicial Staff Attorneys, including presentations on procedures for amending birth certificates and name change petitions arising from transgender / change of gender identity.

December 2004 – CLE Seminar, Moderated Panel Discussion on “Electronic Discovery and Spoliation”, at the Labor and Employment Institute, presented by the Labor and Employment Sections of the State Bar and Atlanta Bar and by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.

December 2003 – CLE Seminar, “Protecting Access to Government Programs and Services For Persons with Disabilities,” the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia and the National Lawyers Guild.

December 2003 – CLE Seminar, Co-Chaired the Labor and Employment Institute, presented by the Labor and Employment Sections of the State Bar and Atlanta Bar and by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.

March 13, 2003 – CLE Seminar, “Balanced Lives: Employment Law Issues Affecting Women Attorneys,” the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia and the Women in the Profession Committee of the Younger Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia.

November 8, 2002 – CLE Seminar, “Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act”, at American Bar Association Seminar on Basic Equal Employment Opportunity Law & Procedures, Atlanta, Georgia.

January 31, 2002 – CLE Seminar on Employment Law Issues in the Aftermath of September 11th, “Evacuations and Emergencies: The Importance of Planning for the Unexpected”.

January 26, 2001 – Georgia Trial Lawyers Association CLE Seminar, “Using Discovery to Develop Your Employment Discrimination or Sexual Harassment Case”.

2000 – Presenter, Latin American Association Job Fairs, providing Spanish-language materials and general information on employee rights.

May 12, 2000 – Basic Elements of Disability and Injury Claims Seminar: “Americans with Disabilities Act Claims”, Atlanta Georgia.

October 12, 1999 – Breakfast Seminar, Labor Law and Employment Litigation Section of Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP, “Presenting Sexual Harassment Going Into the Millennium – Effectiveness and Education”, Atlanta, Georgia.

October 1, 1999 – Employers’ Duties and Problems CLE Seminar: “The Supreme Court’s Kolstad Decision and Crafting Discovery to Ensure a Punitive Damage Award”. Co-Sponsored by Employers’ Duties and Problems Committee, Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia, and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.

July 2, 1999 – National Employment Lawyers Association Tenth Annual National Convention, Presentation on Preparing For, Taking & Defending Depositions. New Orleans, Louisiana.

June 18, 1999 – So You Want to Sue the Government: The Nuts and Bolts of Section 1983 Litigation: Developing Your Case Through Discovery. Continuing Legal Education Program, Co-Sponsored by the Individual Rights Section of the State Bar and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. Presented at the Annual Convention, Georgia State Bar, Savannah, Georgia.

1999 – Panelist: The Law Regarding Depositions. Georgia Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association.

January 22, 1999 – So You Want to Sue the Government: The Nuts and Bolts of Section 1983 Litigation: “Developing Your Case Through Discovery.” Continuing Legal Education Program, Co-Sponsored by the Individual Rights Section of the State Bar and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. Mid-Year Meeting, Georgia State Bar, Atlanta, Georgia.

Dec. 10-13, 1998 – Eighth Annual Employment Litigation Seminar (NELA), Negril, Jamaica: “Deposition Taking Strategies”.

Dec. 9, 1998 – XIII Annual Litigation Under U.S.C. § 1983. Moderator of Panel Discussion, “Persuading The Jury Through Persuasive Opening and Closing Argument: Skilled Trial Practitioners Share a Sample of Their Trial Argument and Describe their Strategy”.

1998 – Panelist: Affirmative Action, Layman’s Lawyer Television Show, Georgia Public Television.

Dec. 4, 1997 – Making Work Pay for Low-Wage workers and Welfare Recipients: “Employment Law in a Nutshell or What Every Lawyer Who Is Not An Employment Practitioner Needs to Know About Employment Law in Georgia.” Continuing Legal Education Program sponsored by Georgia Legal Services Program.

Dec. 12-13, 1996 – Annual Corporate Counsel Institute. “What Plaintiff’s Counsel Look for In Evaluating an Employment case”. Institute for Continuing Legal Education Program.

Dec. 6, 1996 – Employment Law. “The Ins and Outs of Reasonable Accommodation: The Plaintiff’s View”. Institute for Continuing Legal Education Program.

Nov. 7-10, 1996 – Sixth Annual Employment Litigation Conference (NELA), Negril, Jamaica: “Lawyers As Agents of Change in the Courtroom and Legislature”.

October 1996 – Litigation Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Recent Developments Seminar: Panel Discussion on “Ethics and Professionalism”. Institute for Continuing Education Program.

June 15, 1995 – Victims of Criminal Violence Civil Justice Remedies Annual Meeting Seminar of the State Bar of Georgia. “Representing Victims of Crime: Ethical and Professional Considerations”

Panelist: The Law Governing Credit and Credit Reports, Layman’s Lawyer Television Show, Georgia Public Television.

Dec. 16, 1994 – Basics of Employment Discrimination Law Seminar: “Handling Motions for Summary Judgment Effectively;” “Summary Judgment Standards in Employment Discrimination Cases”. Institute for Continuing Legal Education Program.

Nov. 17-18, 1994 – 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Update Seminar: “Litigation Perspectives From Attorneys for Plaintiffs and Defendants”. Institute for Continuing Legal Education Program, Atlanta, Georgia.

Dec. 2, 1993 – Employment Discrimination: Professionalism and Ethics, Discovery and Witness Interviews. Institute for Continuing Legal Education Program.

Nov. 19-20, 1993 – Update of 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Law: Prison and Jail Suicides. “Litigating Jail Suicides. Institute for Continuing Legal Education Program.

Nov. 18, 1988 – Third Annual Seminar: Litigation Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. “Suggestions for Drafting Proposed Jury Instructions” and “How to be More Effective In Your Federal Litigation: a Collection of Suggestions from Law Clerks in the Northern District of Georgia.”

1988-1999 – Chair, Annual Seminar on Litigation Under Litigation Under 42 U.S.C. §1983, Co-Sponsored by Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia and the Atlanta Chapter, National Lawyers Guild.