Person of the Week: 3/21
Attorney Karen Gregory Hines is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, who journeyed to Atlanta in 1983 to attend Spelman College. She graduated four years later with a B.A. degree in Political Science.
Attorney Hines always had dreams of becoming a lawyer since she was nine years old. Her dreams led her to enroll in John Marshall Law School in Atlanta in 1988. She became very focused on her educational goals and graduated with the distinct honor of Cum Laude upon receiving a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree in 1991. After law school, Ms. Hines took time to raise a family. She is now the proud mother of three precious children, Bria Simone, Eric II, and Joshua.
Attorney Hines’ legal career began while working for the distinguished former Senator, Leroy R. Johnson. While under the tutelage of Senator Johnson, Attorney Hines practiced in the areas of Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law, Civil Litigation and Probate cases. She remained an associate in his firm for five years and learned how to navigate the courtroom arena with confidence. Although she was thankful for the opportunity provided by her mentor, she understood when the time came for her to spread her wings.
The law firm of Karen G. Hines & Associates was opened in July 2005. Attorney Hines now specializes in Family Law cases, Personal Injury and Probate matters. She has had anywhere from 2-10 attorneys contracting with her firm for the purpose of conducting real estate closings. She strongly believes in working with others and supporting others in developing and attaining their goals.
Attorney Hines is a member of the Gate City Bar, and the American Bar Association. She is very active with her children’s education where she has served as past PTA president and currently serves as secretary. Her office can be reached at 404-768-2496.