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Kathryn Lea Harman

Counsel


kharman@semmes.com

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Vienna, VA Office
Suite 200
1577 Spring Hill Road
Vienna VA, 22182
703.288.2532
703.356.6989

Experience

Kathryn Lea Harman graduated in the top five percent of her class from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law, where she was a member of Law Review and taught legal research and writing as a Cordell Hull Teaching Fellow. She was also a member of Cumberland’s honorary society, Curia Honoris, and Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest national honorary society. She was published in the Cumberland Law Review and received a Scholar of Merit Award as the top student in the Healthcare Organization and Finance course. Ms. Harman was admitted to the Alabama bar in 1998, the D.C. bar in 2000, and the Virginia bar in 2006. She is admitted to practice in federal court in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama. While practicing in Alabama, Ms. Harman defended municipalities and businesses in civil litigation, and specialized in motion and appellate practice. She authored dozens of briefs to Alabama appellate courts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She has experience in employment law, workers’ compensation law, products liability, personal injury law, legal malpractice defense, and general liability defense.

Admitted

  • 2006, Virginia
  • 2000, District of Columbia
  • 1998, Alabama

Education

  • Samford University Cumberland School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1998)
  • Marshall University (B.A., cum laude)

Affiliations, Associations & Special Achievements

  • Alabama State Bar, Appellate Practice
  • Law Review
  • Curia Honoris
  • Who’s Who Among American Colleges & Universities
  • Cordell Hull Teaching Fellow
  • Scholar of Merit Healthcare Organization & Finance
  • Sigma Tau Delta English honorary
  • School of Law Scholarship
  • Board of Regents Scholarship
  • National Merit Scholarship Finalist
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