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Katherine Herrmann

Katherine Herrmann

The Erlich Law Office
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Appeals & Appellate
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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Summary

Katie is passionate about educating and empowering others, and utilizes her legal experience to help individuals understand and resolve their legal issues. Although interested in a diverse range of legal fields, Katie is enthusiastic about advocating for the rights of others in matters of discrimination, employment issues, and wage and hour disputes at The Erlich Law Office.

Before coming to The Erlich Law Office, Katie worked as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Winchester. Previously, Katie worked as an intern at the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in Washington, DC.

Katie earned her J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law. While attending law school, Katie served as Publication Manager of the Ave Maria Law Review and Secretary of the Student Bar Association. Katie participated in a variety of other student organizations, including the Criminal Justice Society, the Military Law Society and the Women’s Law Association. An article written by Katie won second place in the Howard Schwabb Essay Contest with publication by The American Bar Association’s Section of Family Law and the National Association of Counsel for Children. The Homeland Security Review published a separate article on national security law written by Katie.

Katie is originally from southeast Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. While in Michigan, Katie became a certified member of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and volunteered to assist with patient care at Sparrow Hospital.

Katie relocated to Virginia in 2012. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Education
Ave Maria School of Law
J.D. (2011)
Michigan State University
B.A. (2008) | Criminal Justice
Professional Experience
Attorney
The Erlich Law Office
- Current
Assistant City Attorney
City of Winchester, Virginia Local Government
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Document Review Attorney
Compliance DS
Publications
Articles & Publications
“Reestablishing the Humanitarian Approach to Adoption: The Legal and Social Change Necessary to End the Commodification of Children,” 44 Fam. L. Q. 409 (2010)
“Reviewing Bush-Era Counterterrorism Policy after 9/11: Reconciling Ethical and Practical Considerations,” 4 Homeland Security Rev. 139 (2010)
Professional Associations
Federal Bar Association
Member
Current
Virginia Equality Bar
Member
Current
National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Legal Network for Gender Equity
Member
Current
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Member
Current
Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyer’s Association
Member
Current
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Virginia
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Appeals & Appellate
Languages
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Katherine Herrmann's Website Profile
Website
The Erlich Law Office Website
Blog
Virginia Employment Law Blog
Contact & Map
The Erlich Law Office
2111 Wilson Blvd
#700
Arlington, VA 22201
USA
Telephone: (703) 791-9087
Fax: (703) 722-8114