Attorney Bio

Education: 
Tennessee State University (B.S., Political Science, 2001)
Christian Brothers University (M.A., Education with Honors, 2005)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law (J.D. with Honors, 2011) 

Biography: 
Kenya was born in Chicago, but grew up in Memphis.  She obtained her undergraduate degree from Tennessee State University, her master’s degree from Christian Brothers University and her law degree from the Bowen School of Law. 

Kenya began her professional career as an Algebra teacher in Memphis City Schools.  She was a very respected and skilled teacher, and her students often outperformed other students in state standardized test areas.  While teaching, Kenya assisted clients in purchasing residential real property as a licensed Affiliate Real Estate Broker.  

After five years of classroom experience, Kenya moved on to financial advising with Edward Jones, Co.  She developed a network of clients by helping them meet their financial goals with appropriate financial products.  

With education and finance experience under her belt,  Kenya set her sights on becoming a successful lawyer.  She graduated from law school with honors and sat for two bar exams in one season, passing both on the first sitting.

Most recently, Kenya had her own firm Gordon Davenport, PLLC where primarily practiced in the areas of divorce and custody and visitation.  Prior to that Kenya served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Wendell L. Griffen and worked for Carney, Bates & Pulliam where she litigated consumer protection class action cases.

Undoubtedly, Kenya is a capable and skilled attorney, but it is her commitment to helping people that makes her the best attorney for her clients.  She is committed to providing all of her clients with skilled representation that aids them in accomplishing their goals and defending their matters.

Practice Areas:
Family Law/Domestic Relations: pursing father’s rights; defending against child support increases; removing child support orders; pursing changes/ modifications to child custody and visitation plans; and pursuing fair and equitable divisions of property and parental rights in divorce actions. 

Probate Litigation: representing individuals and families in contested guardianship actions; representing individuals and estate in contested probate matters; representing families and individuals in heir property disputes. 

Civil Litigation: pursuing and defending damages and equitable claims for businesses and individuals in contract disputes, property disputes, and personal injury cases. 

Memberships:

Arkansas Bar Association:
Member
Leadership Academy Class Member, 2013  

Tennessee Bar Association:
Member 

Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice
Member 

William H. Bowen School of Law Alumni Board:
Executive Committee Member, ​2019-present 

W. Harold Flowers Law Society
Member 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
​Beta Pi Omega Chapter
Member