Carmen Cole Biography
Carmen Cole is a well-known attorney. She is well known as the first female African American managing partner of a Littleton Joyce office. Similarly, she is well known for being the wife of the renowned journalist, Garth Kemp.
Carmen Cole Early Life & Education
Carmen J. Cole was born in Africa. However, information regarding her parents and early life is not available on social sites. She grew up with her two siblings.
Ms. Kemp earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the California State University, Fullerton, in 1998. Carmen Cole then attended the Pepperdine University School of Law and graduated from there in 2001.
Carmen Cole Career
Carmen Cole began her career from Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP in 2000, where she worked as an associate attorney. Cole then practiced in the Los Angeles and Atlanta offices of McGuireWoods.
Later on, she went to become a partner in the Los Angeles office of Meserve, Mumper & Hughes LLP from 2009 to 2011.
In 2013, Carmen Cole became the first woman and first African American to serve as the managing partner of one of its offices. Moreover, Carmen Cole is also a part of the Bar of the State of California and Georgia and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California.
In 2007, Carmen Cole was selected a Southern California Super Lawyers: Rising Star by Law & Politics and Los Angeles Magazine. Currently, Carmen Cole is the shareholder of Polsinelli PC since April 2017.
She represents employee benefit plans, plans administrators, plans insurers and disability benefit claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
Additionally, Carmen Cole counsels management on various employment-related issues such as leaves of absence and wage/hour compliance. She also conducts sensitivity training and employment investigations, as well as drafting Employee Handbooks, confidentiality agreements, and arbitration agreements.
Carmen Cole Personal Life
Carmen Cole is a happily married woman. She got married to a 65-year-old Garth Kemp. The two tied the knot on 19th December 2010. Her husband Garth Kemp is one of the well-recognized weather reporters who worked at KCBS-KCAL, the CBS owned station.
The couple is together for seven years and is still living a blissful married life. However, the duo does not have any child till now.
Carmen Cole Net Worth
Being the first female African American managing partner of a Littleton Joyce office, Carmen Cole earned a decent amount of money from her career as an attorney.
As Carmen Cole is still active in this field thus no doubt her net worth will go higher in coming days. On the other hand, her husband, Garth Kemp’s net worth is estimated to be around $700,000.