Katherine R. Sookhoo
Kate’s practice focuses on all aspects of family law, including:
- sophisticated and complex divorce and support cases
- contentious custody litigation, including relocation cases
- protection from abuse claims
- prenuptial agreements
- Hague cases involving international abduction and retention of children by their parents
Kate is a member of the firm's Litigation Department as well as the Family Law Group.
Before Fox Rothschild
In law school, Kate served as a law clerk for the Fourth Judicial District Court in Provo, Utah, as well as law clerk for the Immigration Court of the Department of Justice in Philadelphia. She also participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Team and taught a graduate level course in mediation at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Kate currently serves as the BYU Law School Alumni Association's JRCLS liaison for the Philadelphia Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. She founded its Philadelphia Chapter, and served as the first Chapter Chair. Kate also serves on the Executive Committee of the Greater Philadelphia LDS Professionals Society, which is sponsored by the Marriott School at BYU.
Kate is active in the firm’s pro bono activities, serving such clients as Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP), Senior Law Center and Legal Clinic for the Disabled.
Kate also coached a team in the State-Wide High School Mock Trial Competition.
Honors and Awards
• 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.