Kayla Haney

Executive Legal Assistant

Kayla was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia until the age of twelve when she moved to Athens and began middle school. She attended Cedar Shoals High School where she finished with a 4.0 GPA, a rank of Company Commander in their JROTC program, and many academic excellence awards.

Kayla started her college career at Athens Technical College in the criminal justice program where she received her Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, a TSS Certification in Fundamentals of Criminal Justice and a TSS Certification as a Criminal Justice Specialist. While finishing up her studies she was granted an internship at the Law Offices of Alexander & Saxon (now Law Offices of Michael R. Childs) based off a recommendation from her then professor Mike Childs. After the internship was concluded she was hired on as a legal assistant and transferred to University of North Georgia (then Gainesville State College) to pursue her Bachelor’s in Anthropology.

While at UNG Kayla became the president of the Honors Program the year it was founded and held the post through to graduation. She was an active member in the Habitat for Humanity Club, where she helped build several houses in the Athens-Clarke county area. Before graduating Kayla presented at several state and regional Honor’s Conferences and was commended on both her research papers. She received the Theodore-Clarke Award and Top Student in the Spanish department award.

Kayla graduated with an Associates Degree in Anthropology from UNG and transferred to UGA in order to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in that field. By now she had worked for the Law Offices of Michael R. Childs (FKA Alexander & Saxon) for eight years and had recently taken on the role of being a part time assistant of Mr. Ware. In a year’s time Kayla was hired by the Law Offices of Woodrow Wilson Ware, LLC as an Executive Legal Assistant. 

Kayla is a homegrown girl who enjoys working out, spending time with her family, and not only working hard, but excelling at new challenges presented to her.