Duquesne University School of Law

Katherine Norton, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills and Externship Coordinator

Office: Tribone Center for Clinical Legal Education 310

Phone Number: 412.396.1688

E-Mail Address: nortonk1@duq.edu

Education: J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2005
B.S. in Psychology, Allegheny College, 2002

Katherine L.W. Norton joined the School of Law full-time in 2014 as an assistant professor of clinical legal skills and the externship coordinator. Norton serves as the supervising attorney for the Family Law Clinic and coordinates the externship programs.

Prior to accepting her current position, Norton practiced in all areas of family law at both the Court of Common Pleas and Appellate levels. She previously served in private practice with the law firms of Elliott & Davis, P.C. and Pollock, Begg, Komar, Glasser & Vertz, P.C. Super Lawyers magazine named her a "Rising Star" in the area of family law for the years 2010 through 2014.

Norton received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and received her Bachelor of Science in psychology from Allegheny College.

She currently serves as co-chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association Public Service Committee.

Author Contributor

  • Pro Bono Center of Allegheny County, Custody Conciliation Project Training Manual
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Complex Custody Trials
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Custody Appeals
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Custody Law Updates

Professional and Community Affiliations •Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania, October 2005 Western District of Pennsylvania, January 2006 •Public Service Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, Co-Chair, 2013 through Present Member since 2008 •Pro Bono Committee, Family Law Section, Allegheny County Bar Association, Co-Chair, 2008 through 2011 •Children's Issues Committee, Allegheny County Bar Association, Co-Chair, 2006 through 2008 •Matrimonial Inns of Court, Member, 2007 through Present •Allegheny County Bar Association, including Family Law Section, Member •Pennsylvania Bar Association, including Family Law Section, Member •Salvation Army Most Amazing Race, Board Member, 2008 through 2010 •Salvation Army Garbage Bag Gala, Co-Chair, 2008

Friday, May 5, 2017

Associate Clinical Professor Tracey McCants Lewis gave the opening talk at the Law School Pro Bon Read More »

Friday, April 28, 2017

Court of Common Pleas Family Division judges this week thanked the Family Law Clinic for serving Read More »

Books

Allegheny County Bar Association, Custody Law Updates

Katherine Norton, Allegheny County Bar Association, Custody Law Updates.

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Custody Appeals

Katherine Norton, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Custody Appeals.

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Complex Custody Trials

Katherine Norton, presentation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Complex Custody Trials.

Pro Bono Center of Allegheny County, Custody Conciliation Project Training Manual

Katherine Norton, Pro Bono Center of Allegheny County, Custody Conciliation Project Training Manual.

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Presentations

Family Law Custody Appeals Training CLE

Katherine Norton, Family Law Custody Appeals Training CLE, presentation at Pro Bono Center of Allegheny County.

PFA-Custody Law Update

Katherine Norton, PFA-Custody Law Update, presentation at Pro Bono Center of Allegheny County.

Custody Conciliation Project Training CLE

Katherine Norton, Custody Conciliation Project Training CLE, presentation at Pro Bono Center of Allegheny County.

Complex Custody Trials

Katherine Norton, Complex Custody Trials, presentation at Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Appellate Practice Lunch and Learn

Katherine Norton, Appellate Practice Lunch and Learn, presentation at Allegheny Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division.

Half-Moon Seminar for Paralegals on Family Law Issues

Katherine Norton, presentation, Half-Moon Seminar for Paralegals on Family Law Issues.

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