Kerry Blackburn has been the President of COALA since 2021. She served as the NALA/Bar Liaison from 2017-2020. She has been in the legal field since 2009. She received her associate in paralegal studies from Rose State College in 2016. She currently works at ONE Gas in Oklahoma City as a paralegal and handles franchise contracts. Her experience includes oil and gas, civil rights, general litigation, and contract law. In her spare time, she enjoys running and hanging out with her husband of 20 years and her two boys.