K. Gennelle Chatman
K. Gennelle Chatman
National Director, Pre-Law Division
Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Katherine Gennelle Chatman serves as the 2016-2017 Pre-Law Director for National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”). In this role, she creates pre-law collegiate chapters of NBLSA and keeps pre-law student and law student members, as well as the National Executive Board, informed of the status of the collegiate chapters and general membership.

Pre-Law Director Chatman is a native of Orlando, Florida. She graduated from the University of South Florida, where she earned a Bachelors in Mass Communications with a concentration in public relations and a minor in business administration. While at USF, Pre-Law Director Chatman became a member of Phi Sigma Pi Co-Ed Honor Fraternity and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She also holds an A.A. from Hillsborough Community College. Upon graduation, she enrolled at The University of Alabama pursuing a Masters in sport management.

She is currently a second year student at The University of Alabama School of Law where she is a member of the Black Law Students Association. She is also a member of the Alabama Lawyer’s Association, the Business Law Society, the Sport and Entertainment Law Society, and the Magic City Bar Association.

In addition to her organizational leadership, Pre-Law Director Chatman has clerked for Judge Eugene R. Verin and has done policy work for Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice.

Pre-Law Director Chatman is an avid sports fan. She enjoys playing and watching basketball, flag football, and golf. She also enjoys writing poetry, reading, playing video games, and volunteering in her free time. Pre-Law Director Chatman has recently taken up international travel and has already visited the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, The Bahamas, China, Mexico, and the United Arab Emirates.