Katherine L. W. Norton

Katherine L.W. Norton joined the firm as of Counsel in 2015. Attorney Norton practices in all areas of family law at both the Common Pleas and Appellate level. Super Lawyers magazine has named her a “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law for the years 2010 through 2018, and 2020.

Attorney Norton is the Director of Clinical and International Programs and Assistant Professor at Duquesne University School of Law. At Duquesne, she currently teaches the Family Law Clinic where she supervises students practicing the Family Court.  In addition to her teaching, Attorney Norton focuses her research on topics relating to access to justice and the use of technologies by the courts.

Attorney Norton received the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from Duquesne University School of Law Student Bar Association. The award is for exceptional performance in the education of students and is selected by the students.  She is also the 2017 Recipient of the Allegheny County Bar Associations, Lorrain Bittner Award and the 2019 recipient of the Edward G. O’Conner Fellows Award, awarded by the Allegheny County Bar Foundation.  Attorney Norton is an active member of the Allegheny County Bar Association.

She received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Allegheny College.