Katherine R. Sookhoo

Katherine R. Sookhoo

  • Associate

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law

Biography

Kate's practice encompasses family law and domestic relations, including: sophisticated and complex divorce and support cases, adoptions, prenuptial agreements, contentious custody litigation, relocation cases, and Hague cases involving international abduction and retention of children by their parents. 

Kate currently serves as the Atlantic Regional Chair of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, and she is a BYU Law Alumni Board member. Kate serves as the Director of Communication for her church in the Philadelphia region. In law school, Kate clerked for the Fourth Judicial District in Provo, Utah, as well as the Immigration Court of the Department of Justice in Philadelphia. Kate also participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Team and taught a graduate level course in mediation at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Kate enjoys spending time with her husband and five kids. Kate lives in Chester County.

 

Education

  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: Jessup International Moot Court Team
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: History - Secondary Education Teaching

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2003
  • New Jersey, 2004

Professional Associations

  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society - Atlantic Regional Chair
  • Brigham Young University Law Alumni Board

Honors

  • Unsung Hero, The Legal Intelligencer for her pro bono work in 2010
  • Pro Bono Roll of Honor by the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania on October 27, 2011

Classes & Seminars

  • Teacher, Mediation, Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Atlantic Regional Chair of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • BYU Law Alumni Board Member

Past Positions

  • Fox Rothschild LLP, Associate, 2006 to 2014
  • Fourth Judicial District in Provo, Utah, Clerk
  • Immigration Court of the Department of Justice in Philadelphia, Clerk

Languages

  • English