Capell & Howard P.C. Attorneys At Law Montgomery & Auburn/Opelika, AL

Capell & Howard Welcomes Summer Clerks

May 16, 2022

We are pleased to welcome our first group of clerks to Capell & Howard this summer: Kazie Hale, Tara Chambliss and Addison Franklin.

Kazia Hale currently lives in Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from Faulkner University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. Kazia recently completed her second year at Samford University Cumberland School of Law, where she served as a member of the National Trial Team and Co-chair of the Thurgood Marshall Symposium of the Black Law Student Association.

Kazia also served as Vice President of Community Service for the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Public Interest Panel Co-chair for the Public Interest and Community Service Organization, as well as a Career Development Advisory Board Member. As a third-year law student, she will serve as a senior member of Cumberland’s Trial Advocacy Board.

Tara Chambliss is from Prattville, Alabama. Prior to pursuing a career in law, and with a background in Civil Engineering, Tara had a successful career working as an Alabama Licensed Professional Engineer and National Bridge Inspection Standards Certified Bridge Inspector.

More recently, Tara has completed her second year at the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, where she serves as Managing Editor of the Law Review (2022-23). She was a member of the National Moot Court Team (2021-22) and a 2021 Finalist for the John Garman Moot Court Tournament. Tara was also the recipient of the 2021 Most Outstanding First Year Student Award.

Addison Franklin is from Pelham, Alabama. She graduated from Huntingdon College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, graduating summa cum laude, with numerous other awards and accolades; among them, the Willard D. Top Award, Margaret Read Scholarship Medal, Dean Fran Taylor Award, and Jane Williams Scholarship Award.

Prior to law school, Addison worked as a legal assistant and served as a legislative intern at local law firms. Addison recently completed her first year at The University of Alabama School of Law, where she is active in The Federalist Society, Raise the Bar, and the Dorbin Women’s Association.