Kierston M. Phillips

Kierston M. Phillips

Partner
Location:
Carrollton, Georgia
Phone:
678-664-4360
Fax:
678-664-1601
Email:

Kierston is a lifelong resident of Carroll County. During high school, Kierston attended the Advanced Academy of West Georgia, earning college credits while enrolled at Carrollton High School. After graduating high school in 2007, Kierston obtained her bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2008 and her Master’s in Public Administration in 2010, both from the University of West Georgia.

From there, Kierston went to law school at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and graduated in December 2012 with her Juris Doctor. Kierston was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 2013. Kierston is a licensed mediator in general civil mediation, family/domestic, juvenile delinquency and domestic violence. Kierston received all of her mediation training from the Justice Center of Atlanta. In 2016, Kierston was appointed as an assistant magistrate judge in Carroll County. Additionally in 2016, Kierston was appointed as the county conservator for Carroll County. Most of Kierston’s litigation work is devoted to family law.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • General Mediation, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, 2010
  • Divorce Mediation Training for Professionals, 2015
  • Domestic Violence Issues in Mediation, 2015
  • Mediation in Juvenile Delinquency Cases, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2013

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2012
  • University of West Georgia , Carrollton, Georgia
    • B.B.A. - 2008
    • Major: Accounting
  • University of West Georgia , Carrollton, Georgia
    • Masters in Public Administration - 2010

Languages

  • English (Primary)