Kate currently serves as the Atlantic Regional Chair of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, and she is a BYU Law Alumni Board member. 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’s practice encompasses family law and domestic relations, including:

  • Sophisticated and complex divorce and support cases
  • Adoptions
  • Annulments
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Contentious custody litigation
  • Relocation cases
  • Hague cases involving international abduction and retention of children by their parents


  • Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University (J.D. 2002)
  • Brigham Young University (B.A., 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

  • Atlantic Regional Chair, J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • BYU Law Alumni Board

Awards & Honors

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

Practice areas

  • Family Law
  • Litigation


Katherine R. Sookhoo, Esquire
Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP
The Bellevue
200 South Broad Street, Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.400.2218 (fax)