Richmond Selected to Leadership Positions on Local and Statewide Bar Associations
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Kayla Richmond was elected to the Florida Bar Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”). She is one of two Governors for the 20thJudicial Circuit. Richmond has also been sworn in as the President of the Lee County Association for Women Lawyers.
Richmond focuses her practice in the areas of divorce, marital and family law. She handles the dissolution of marriage (divorce), custody, paternity, child support, and domestic violence cases. Richmond has received many accolades, including being selected to the 2018 Class of Leaders in the Law by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers, named a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine (2016-2018), selected as an “Up & Comer” by Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite (2017), and honored with the Outstanding Alumni Representative Award from the Stetson University College of Law (2016).
In the local community, Richmond serves on the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida’s Board of Directors and is Chair of the Hunger Walk Committee. She is also a mentor for Girls Going Places and is a volunteer coach for Fort Myers High School’s Track and Field Team. Richmond is Immediate Past President of the Lee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division.
Richmond graduated from Fort Myers High School in 2006; received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida (B.A., 2010, magna cum laude); her law degree from Stetson University College of Law (J.D., 2013); and, her graduate degree from Stetson University (M.B.A., 2013, summa cum laude).