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Katherine Grace Houghton

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Family, Real Estate

About Me

I am compassionate, thorough, and highly experienced in court. I tenaciously pursue the cases I handle. I am well known by other attorneys, insurance companies, judges and grateful, loyal clients, who honor me by returning to me time and again to address their legal needs.

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Languages Spoken: English, French

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Family: 35%
  3. Real Estate: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-350/hour), Contingent (33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Patrick X Amoresano

    I endorse this lawyer without reservation.

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    Patrick Amoresano Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Brandon D. Walcott

    I endorse this lawyer. Her answers on Avvo are well-reasoned and insightful. You can tell she really cares for her clients and their well-being.

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    Brandon Walcott Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Katherine G. Houghton

87 S Farview Ave., Ste 2
Paramus, NJ, 07652-2656

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive198305/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Completion for Arbitration TrainingSuperior Court of New Jersey2010
"Celebration of Life" AwardSeveral Sources Shelters2007
"Ghost of Christmas Present" AwardSeveral Sources Shelters2004
Charity Award of AppreciationSeveral Sources Shelters2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Katherine G. Houghton1994 - Present
PartnerVaccaro, Randazzo & Houghton1993 - 1994
Senior AssociateVaccaro, Curran & Murphy1988 - 1993
Associate attorneyVacarro, Osborne, Curran & Murphy1984 - 1988
Appellate Division Law ClerkHon Theodore W. Trautwein1983 - 1984

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey Association for JusticeMember1999 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Bergen County Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Estate of Heusser v. BandasianSettled for full policy limits of $300,000; only damages for conscious pain and suffering applied as wrongful death damages did not apply where the decedent had no dependents
Cisek v. MRZ Trucking CoSettled $375,000

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
LexisNexis Practice Guide "New Jersey Trial, Post-Trial and Appellate Proceedings"Summations2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Douglass CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
30th Annual Several Sources Shelter Charity DinnerShelters for pregnant women and their children2011