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Kristin K. Bloodworth

A seasoned litigator, Kristin joined the firm in September 2021. Kristin began her legal career as a Superior Court staff attorney in the Augusta Judicial Circuit, before entering private practice with a general litigation firm. In private practice, she managed business litigation, personal injury, products liability, adoptions, and domestic relations matters.

As a staff attorney and private practitioner, Kristin became involved with hundreds of adoption cases and gained vast experience assisting her clients in navigating the often-complex adoption process. It was during this time that Kristin discovered her deep love for helping families, agencies, and various church ministries with many different types of adoptions, including relative, independent, adult, and stepparent adoptions. Kristin worked closely with the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS) in the Augusta area to help children find their forever homes in Columbia County, Richmond County, and Burke County.

After a family move to Texas, Kristin served as a Judicial Law Clerk with the United States Magistrate Court for the Western District of Texas. She then became a government civil litigator, first as a Bexar County Assistant District Attorney (Civil Division) in San Antonio and later as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas.

During her government service, Kristin represented federal and state agencies in civil litigation regarding torts, constitutional violations, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims, civil rights, and immigration matters. Kristin has also advised government agencies on matters of local and federal law, risk management, intergovernmental contracts, employment disputes, and collective bargaining agreement grievances.

Professional and Community Recognition

Kristin is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; the U.S District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; the U.S District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; the U.S District Court for the Western District of Texas; the Supreme Court of Georgia; the Court of Appeals of Georgia; and all Georgia courts.

A native of Gainesville, Ga., Kristin is a magna cum laude graduate of the Women’s College of Brenau University. In 2009, she received her Juris Doctor from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, where she was recognized with the Outstanding Law Student Award by the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers. She also was recognized with the Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing and was inducted in the National Order of the Barristers.

 

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