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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    4 years
  2. Family: 35%
    4 years
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 25%
    3 years
  4. General Practice: 5%
    5 years



Pro Bono (100%)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Joseph Harvey White Jr.

    Kathryn is an excellent lawyer and works hard for her clients. I wholeheartedly endorse her.


    Joseph White Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Legal Aid of East Tennessee

502 S. Gay St.
Suite 404
Knoxville, TN, 37902

Legal Aid of East Tennessee (Family Justice Center)

Harriet Tubman
Knoxville, TN




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLegal Aid of East Tennessee2012 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices Of Kathryn Ellis2012 - 2012
AttorneyLaw Office of Farmer & Dreiser2010 - 2011
Law ClerkLaw Office of Farmer & Dreiser2009 - 2010
Law ClerkHodges, Doughty & Carson2009 - 2009
Law Clerk for Presiding Judge Joseph TiptonTennessee Court Of Criminal Appeals2008 - 2008
Legal AssistantLaw Office of Stacey Sisco2008 - 2008
Graduate AssistantUniversity of Tennessee, Chancellor's Commission for Women2007 - 2010
Academic AdvisorUniversity of Tennessee, College of Arts & Sciences2002 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services, Family Law Task ForceN/A2012 - Present
Phi Alpha Delta Knoxville Alumni ChapterChair, Mock Trial Committee2011 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Knoxville Bar Association, Knoxville BarristersN/A2010 - Present
East Tennessee Lawyers Association for WomenCo-chair Program Committee2010 - Present
Phi Alpha Delta Knoxville Alumni ChapterMarshal2010 - 2011
Knoxville Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, InternationalN/A2007 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of TennesseeHistoryPhD - Doctorate2007
University of TennesseeHistoryMA - Masters1998
James Madison UniversityHistory & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996