Katherine Schafer Brown

Katherine Schafer Brown

Associate
Location:
Chesapeake, Virginia
Phone:
866-460-6230
Fax:
757-282-5865
Email:

Katie is an Associate with the firm and primarily focuses her practice in the field of Family Law, including Divorce, Child Custody and Visitation, third-Party or grandparent custody and visitation, spousal and child support, guardianships, and wills. As a Guardian ad litem, Katie has served to protect the interests of children in custody proceedings since 2012.

Additionally, Katie spent the early years of her career as an assistant Public Defender, and as such, has a unique understanding of the criminal justice system and significant criminal trial experience.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Family Law
  • 20% Criminal Law
  • 20% Wills, Trusts and Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2011

Education

  • Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: Recipient, Dean's Scholarship
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
    • B.A. cum laude - 2007
    • Major: English, Communication

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Bar Association

Languages

  • English