Kalinthia Dillard is the mother of an 8 year daughter, and she hails from Greenville, SC. She graduated Cum Laude from the Florida State University College of Law, and she is employed with the Palm Beach County Office of Inspector General, where she serves as the Deputy Inspector General and General Counsel.She is admitted to practice before Florida state courts, Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the US Supreme Court.
Kalinthia clerked at the 4th DCA, under Judge W. Matthew Stevenson and has worked both in private practice and then public service.
She is currently the President of the West Palm Beach (FL) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated and the 1st Vice President of YWCA of Palm Beach County, Inc., Vice Chair of the Florida Bar’s Law Related Education Committee and Member of the Professional Ethics Committee, Co-Chair of Cunningham Bar’s Legislative Policy and Advocacy Committee, and Board Member of the Women’s Foundation, EmpowHer of Palm Beach County, and the Forum Club
She is a Past President of the F. Malcolm Cunningham Bar Association where she served 2 terms as President, beginning at the youthful age of 26.
Past President- Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association
Past Chair of the Florida Bar’s Education Law Committee
Graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County-2016
2016 National Black Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers
2016 Giraffe Award Winner from the Women’s Chamber of Commerce
Past chair the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Law Related Education Committee- 2011-13 and co-chair CDI Committee 2014-15
Past Social Action Co-chair for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (2000-01, 2015-17)
Kalinthia organized and moderated the CBA’s Legislative Update 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Kalinthia stands out in the community because of her passion to serve. She is dedicated to raising money for research that will lead to a cure for blood cancers. This passion developed as a result of losing her mom, younger sister and aunt to blood cancers. Kalinthia is also dedicated to encouraging minorities to register for the National Bone Marrow Registry through “Be the Match", and she's dedicated to increasing voter education, registration, and participation in the political process.