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Emily Hawk Mills

Attorney
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Phone: 256-543-0400
Fax: 256-543-0488

153 S 9th St
Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Education

J.D., he University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1999
Honors: Alabama Law and Psycology Review, student articles editor; Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society; Student Bar Association, Senator; Career services Board, Member; American Bar Association, Student Division

B.A., Jacksonville State University, 1996
Major: cum laude, Economics and Political Science; Honors and Acivities: President, Student Government Association; Member, JSU Board of Trustees; President, Alabama Student Association; Student Representative, Academic Council of Deans; President, Phi Mu Fraternity; Vice President, Order of Omega Honor Society; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Socierty; Dean's List; 1996 Calhoun County Young Woman of the Year; 1996 Greek Woman of the Year

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Alabama, 1999

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Etowah County Bar Association

Alabama Bar Association

Alabama Association for Justice
Executive committee, Chairman of Women's Caucus

American Association for Justice
New Lawyers Board of Governors

Published Works

  • Research and Drafting Assistant, Alabama Tort Law, 1997
  • Research and Drafting Assistant, Alabama Tort Law, 1998 Supplement, 1998
  • Research and Drafting Assistant, Divorce, Alimony and Child Custody Handbook, 1999 Supplement, 1999

Honors and Awards

Recipient, Outstanding Young Woman of the Year Award, Calhoun County, Alabama, 1996

Recipient, Greek Woman of the Year, 1996

Community Service

  • Alabama State Youth and Government Board
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Alabama, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Rose Haven Center for Domestic Violence, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Chamber of Commerce of Etowah County, Alabama, Board of Directors
  • Mental Health Association, President, Board of Directors
  • Coosa Valley YMCA, Past Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Etowah County United Way, Board of Directors
  • Cahaba Valley Girl Scouts, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • YMCA, Alabama State Youth and Government Board
  • Gadsden Service Guild

Past Employment Positions

Partner/Attorney, September 2000-Present
Cusimano, Roberts, Knowles & Mills, LLC, Gadsden, Alabama

Law Clerk, January 2000-September 2000
Hon. Sue Bell Cobb, Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorney, September 1999-December 1999
Cusimano, Keener, Roberts, Kimberley & Miles, P. C., Gadsden, Alabama

Research Assistant, August 1998-May 1999
Professor Penny Davis, University of Alabama School of Law

Criminal Clinic, August 1998-December 1998
Tuscaloosa County Public Defender's Office

Law Clerk, Summer 1998
Cusimano, Keener, Roberts, Kimberley & Miles, P. C., Gadsden, Alabama

Law Clerk, Summer 1997
Floyd, Keener, Cusimano & Roberts, P. C., Gadsden, Alabama

President of Student Government Association, April 1995-April 1996
Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Fraternities/Sororities

Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Mu Fraternity

Birth Information

March 9, 1974, Gadsden, Alabama, United States of America