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Brooke Kennington

Brooke Kennington

Virginia Institute of Government

Brooke Kennington's Biography

After sixteen years of service to the Commonwealth of Virginia as an attorney and human resources professional, Brooke founded Kennington Law, PLLC.  She continues to provide assistance to government agencies in matters involving employment law and human resource issues, such as grievance hearings and resolution, workplace investigations, and EEO complaints. She is certified through the Supreme Court of Virginia as an administrative hearing officer, as well as a mediator for the General District Courts of the Commonwealth. Brooke is an experienced coach and trainer, and is certified to administer the Conflict Dynamics Profile-individual (CDP-i) instrument. She is a Senior Certified Professional from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP) and a graduate of the Virginia Executive Institute (VEI) of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, as well as a past Board Member and Secretary of VEI’s Alumni Association.

Brooke’s public service spans a variety of state agencies, including the Department of Human Resource Management’s Office of Employment Dispute Resolution, where she acted as Director of the Commonwealth’s state employee grievance hearing program. She also served as an Assistant Attorney General and as a staff attorney for the former Virginia Office of Protection and Advocacy.  She has been an adjunct instructor for Bryant & Stratton College’s Paralegal Studies Program, and is a former board member of the James House, a nonprofit organization assisting victims of domestic violence in Central Virginia.

Brooke received both her undergraduate degree and her law degree from the College of William and Mary. Born in Petersburg, Virginia, she now resides with her husband and children in Henrico County.