Carlson Associate Named American Business Woman of the Year

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I hope to inspire and encourage other business women in the coming year to recognize their value and strive to achieve goals they set.

Carlson Law Firm Associate Kathryn Knotts was named one of the Top Ten Business Women of ABWA, a national program that honors ten outstanding members for achieving excellence in career, education and community involvement. From those ten honorees, one is selected to represent the Association, and all working women, as the American Business Woman of ABWA.

Kathryn Knotts is a twelve-year attorney with The Carlson Law Firm, where she manages the firm’s Bryan-College Station office, representing personal injury victims. Kathryn is a 2004 graduate of Baylor Law School and a 2002 graduate of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. In addition to her active involvement with ABWA, Kathryn volunteers her time with the American Cancer Society and her local church, Normangee United Methodist Church. Kathryn is an ABWA member with Leading Women Express Network (LWEN) in Bryan, Texas where she has served on the board numerous times, to include serving as the 2014-2015 LWEN president. She is also a member of the Houston Area Council for ABWA.

“I am incredibly honored and humbled to be named ABWA’s Business Woman of the Year,” says Kathryn Knotts. “ABWA has provided me so many opportunities for professional and personal development. I owe much of my professional success to the lessons and networking opportunities provided by ABWA. I hope to inspire and encourage other business women in the coming year to recognize their value and strive to achieve goals they set.”

“Top Ten candidates are a paradigm for ABWA members who strive for excellence in their careers, their communities, and in the Association,” says René Street, ABWA Executive Director. “It was a privilege to recognize these outstanding women this year at the National Women’s Leadership Conference and to gain inspiration from their accomplishments.”

About The Carlson Law Firm The Carlson Law Firm has been representing injured victims since 1976. With 13 offices across the state of Texas, The Carlson Law Firm represents clients in a variety of areas, including personal injury, medical malpractice, family law, criminal defense, military criminal defense, bankruptcy, product liability and mass torts. The firm’s mission is to provide communities with signature customer service and legal representation. For more information: visit

About ABWA Founded in 1949, ABWA’s mission is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition. For more information: visit

For more information, or to schedule an interview with Kathryn Knotts, please contact Jillian Fowler at (254) 526-5688 or via email at

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