Kathy Batts is the Legal Administrator for Grace Thomas & Associates, the Legal department for Michigan Basic Property Insurance Association (MBPIA). Kathy has been in the Legal field since 1985 when she started with the private law firm, Patterson, Phifer & Phillips, P.C. She joined MBPIA in March 2000 when a senior partner from the private firm was asked to create the Legal department.
Kathy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Human Resource Management from Central Michigan University. Kathy joined ALA in 1995 and is also a member of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Legal Administrator section of the State Bar of Michigan (SBM). She previously served on the ALA Board 2003 – 2005.
Kathy enjoys reading, traveling, and spending quality time with her family especially the love of her life, her granddaughter.