Raised in Cobb County. Graduated Marietta High School, Georgia Tech (BS in Applied Microbiology), and Michigan State University, College of Law. Prosecuted for Cobb Judicial Circuit 2004 to 2006. Phyllis founded Phyllis Law in 2006 and has remained the sole owner and operator. The firm mission is to broker second chances for people in crisis specializing in youthful offenders in school and in courts. Appointed Chief Judge in Smyrna Municipal Court in 2016 to Present. Associate Judge in Marietta Municipal Court and Roswell Municipal Court.