Local attorney joins Gatewood, Skipper & Rambo
AMERICUS — Gatewood, Skipper & Rambo welcomes Kathryn Fowler Moore as a new associate attorney.
A native of Americus, Moore attended the University of Mississippi on scholarship for both academics and athletics, where she received a bachelor of arts in classics, summa cum laude, with an emphasis in Latin language. There she was a member of the varsity women’s golf team and received Academic All-American Honors. She was an officer with the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and represented the University of Mississippi to the Southeastern Conference. She was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Kappa and was awarded a Taylor Medal, the highest academic honor conferred by the university.
After graduation, Moore remained in Oxford and attended the University of Mississippi School of Law on a full scholarship. She was a member of the Dean’s Leadership Council, and served as a liaison for the dean to perspective students and guests visiting the law school. She spent a summer studying abroad at Downing College at Cambridge University. She was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal serving both as a Staff Editor and an Associate Cases Editor. Her article, The Russian Rocket Problem: Why the Quick Phase-Out of the RD-180 Rocket Engine Harms the United States Space Program, was published in Volume 85 of the Mississippi Law Journal.
Upon graduation in December 2016, she returned home to Americus and accepted a clerkship with the Superior Courts in the Southwestern Judicial Circuit. which is comprised of Sumter, Lee, Macon, Schley, Stewart, and Webster counties. She was the single law clerk for Chief Judge R. Rucker Smith, Judge W. James Sizemore Jr., and Judge Jimmie H. Brown. This clerkship provided her the opportunity to work closely with the judges both in the courtroom and behind the scenes. She was responsible for providing legal research, drafting memos and orders, and assisting with case management for the judges.
Moore sat for the bar exam in February 2017. She was successful on her first attempt and was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 2017.
She is married to Brent Moore of Lambert, Mississippi, who teaches middle grade science at Furlow Charter School. They live in Americus with their two rescue dogs, Belle and Shea. She is the daughter of John and Beth Fowler and the granddaughter of Sally Markette. She is a member of the Junior Service League and the Americus Rotary Club. She and her husband teach youth Sunday school at Calvary Episcopal Church.
Moore is excited about beginning her career in the private practice of law in such a prestigious firm that has served Sumter County and the surrounding areas for more than 75 years. She is looking forward to the challenges of practicing in all areas of civil law practice including providing of legal services to clients in the areas of wills, trusts and estates, real estate, and litigation.