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Staff Bios

Deborah Hogan

Deborah Hogan is the office manager and records supervisor with our firm. Deborah oversees all of the day to day functions of the office and ensures everything runs smoothly. She hires, manages and trains administrative staff as well as ensures all necessary records get ordered

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Kelly L. Ackerman

Kelly L. Ackerman is the supervising litigation Paralegal with our firm. Her focus for the last seven years has been products liability, specifically in the areas of MoM (Metal on Metal) hip cases including DePuy ASR recall, DePuy Pinnacle, Wright Medical, Biomet and Stryker recall.

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Kaycee May

Kaycee May is a paralegal with our firm. Her focus is on the mass tort claims involving Xarelto. Prior to joining Childers, Schlueter & Smith, Kaycee was a Paralegal at Adamson & Cleveland, LLC, in Norcross handling personal injury and workers compensation claims. Kaycee graduated

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Geri Stanton

Geri Stanton is a litigation paralegal with our firm. Her focus is on products liability, specifically IVC Filters, Hernia Mesh and Talc claims. Geri has been a paralegal for 14 years and was previously working in the premises liability and commercial litigation practice areas for

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Kelsea Edenfield

Kelsea Edenfield is a paralegal with our firm. She oversees the mass tort claims involving Abilify and Pradaxa. Prior to joining our firm, Kelsea was a liability claims adjuster for a commercial auto insurance company. Kelsea graduated from the University of Georgia in 2015 with

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Jacqueline McCray

Jacqueline McCray is the Voice of Childers, Schlueter & Smith. As the lead receptionist within our office, Jacqueline has 20 years of service in the law field where she enjoys taking care of the needs of others in house and out. Prior to her employment

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Devin Ryder

Devin is a legal assistant with our firm. She is responsible for client correspondence and heads up our Benicar cases.  She is currently a Georgia State Student, majoring in Public Policy with a focus in Policy Management however she also has interests in legal studies and linguistics. Devin’s

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