Katie Cameron O'Mailia

Katie Cameron O'Mailia

Attorney
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Phone:
334-721-2235
Email:

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.

Mrs. O'Mailia is married and has two sons. She enjoys spending time with her family being outdoors and traveling to the beach and mountains. Mrs. O'Mailia and her family attend Dalraida Church of Christ and believe in the importance of being active in their local community as a family.

Mrs. O'Mailia also took part in the following training:

- ABA Custody Litigation Training, December 2016, Washington, D.C. "Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Custody Cases"

- ABA Training, June 2017, Chicago, Illinois, "Trail Skills Institute"

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning & Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2015

Education

  • Birmingham School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama - 2015
    • Honors: Service to Women Award by the Birmingham Bar Association, presented by the Honorable Justice Julie Palmer
  • Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2001
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Major: Law
  • Auburn University - 2011
    • Major: Paralegal Certificate

Published Works

  • Author, Constitutional Issues Regarding School Prayer and Religious Freedom, Western Carolina Journal of Law and Justice, Volume 3, Issue 1, Summer 2001, May 2001
  • Author, Special segment “Domestic Silence” October 2010, Article “Alabama Voices Break Cycle of Abuse”
  • Author, "What She Didn't Know" April 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Montgomery County Task Force on Domestic Violence, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member, 2015
  • Alabama State Bar, Member of Women's Section, 2015
  • Family Sunshine Center Board of Directors, Board Member, 2015 - Present
  • One Place Family Justice Center Board of Directors, Board Member, 2016 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Legal Services Alabama, Clerk
  • Federal Defenders office for the Middle District of Alabama, Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Family Sunshine Center, Volunteer
  • Dalraida Church of Christ