Bouhan Falligant Partner Invited to Serve as Counselor for Statewide Legal Organization
Kathy Horne, a partner at Bouhan Falligant, was recently inducted as counselor for the Judge W. Homer Drake Georgia Bankruptcy Inn of Court, a statewide organization of attorneys and judges involved primarily in the practice of bankruptcy. The position of counselor, which Horne will hold this coming year, is the highest office held by a lawyer in the Inn. Chief Judge Susan D. Barrett, who sits in Augusta, will serve as president for the 2016-2017 year.
“This recognition is a prestigious one for both Kathy and the firm, as membership in the Inn is by invitation only,” said Lea Holliday, managing partner of Bouhan Falligant. “It is further evidence of her top-notch skills as a bankruptcy attorney.”
Horne, whose legal work focuses on creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, has previously been recognized as one of the “Top 50 Women Attorneys” in the State of Georgia by Atlanta magazine, a Georgia “Super Lawyer” and one of Georgia Trend magazine’s “Legal Elite.” She has been awarded the Judge Frank Cheatham Professionalism Award by the Savannah Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Achievement Award, and the Business and Professional Women’s Club Woman of Achievement Award.
She received both her B.A. degree and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia, where she was a member of several honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Coif. Horne is active in the Savannah community, serving on the Advisory Board for Savannah State University College of Business Administration, the Junior League of Savannah Community Advisory Board, and the Board of Trustees of Historic Savannah Foundation.
About the American Inns of court:
Firmly rooted in the noble 800-year-old tradition of the Inns of Court in England, the American Inns of Court is the legacy of the late Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, who was instrumental in founding the first American Inn of Court in 1980. The American Inns of Court exists to supplement the academic and technical training of American lawyers through the time-honored English tradition and practice of “pupilage”—the sharing of wisdom, insight and experience of seasoned judges and lawyers with newer practitioners. Using this approach, the American Inns of Court, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, inspire the legal community to advance the rule of law by achieving the highest level of professionalism through example, education and mentoring. The organization’s membership includes more than 30,000 federal, state, and local judges; lawyers; law professors; and law students in more than 384 chapters nationwide and more than 100,000 alumni members. More information is available at www.innsofcourt.org.
About Bouhan Falligant:
Bouhan Falligant is a full-service Georgia law firm with experienced attorneys who can handle a broad range of complex legal issues for businesses, governmental entities, organizations, professionals, and individuals, both regionally and nationally. Through more than 125 years of practicing law, the firm has developed the deep knowledge base and sound judgment that delivers value to our clients. Bouhan Falligant attracts exceptional attorneys who are diligent, determined and care about the success of its clients.