The Florida Association of Women Lawyers Selects Kayla Richmond to 2018 Leaders in Law Class
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Kayla Richmond was selected to the 2018 Class of Leaders in the Law by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers’ (FAWL) Lee County Chapter during a ceremony at the Florida Bar’s Annual Convention in Orlando on June 13. The criteria are based on peer nominations of well-respected women lawyers who have been involved in activities to improve their local community, are positive role models and advance the cause of women in their community.
In the local community, Richmond serves on the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida’s Board of Directors and was Chair of the 10thAnniversary Harry Chapin Hunger Walk. She is a mentor for the Take Stock in Children Program and for Girls Going Places. In the legal community, Richmond is President for the Lee County Association for Women Lawyers and was recently elected to the Florida Bar Young Lawyers’ Division Board of Governors for the 20th Judicial Circuit.
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 named a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine (2016—2017), 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).
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).
Photo: Kayla Richmond (right) is pictured with Florida Association of Women Lawyers President Jennifer Sullivan (left)