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Katherine A. Fitzgerald

Katherine A. Fitzgerald

Practice areas:

Domestic Relations, Environmental and Natural Resources

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About Me

Katherine (“Kate”) A. Fitzgerald is a partner and Chair of Hinman, Howard & Kattell’s Domestic Relations, Matrimonial and Family Law Practice Group. Ms. Fitzgerald represents individuals in all aspects of family law. She has counseled clients on divorce, legal separation, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, and settlement agreements. She is experienced in matters involving the division of property and the valuation of businesses and professional licenses. She has handled numerous cases concerning child custody, visitation, and support. Her litigation practice includes actions both in Supreme Court and Family Court.

In addition to a family law practice, Ms. Fitzgerald handles various environmental law matters for business clients. Her environmental practice includes advising clients on regulatory matters, assisting in real estate transactions involving development, clean-up and financing of contaminated property, and litigating environmental cases in state and federal courts. Her clients include small business, non-profit, and corporate clients.

Ms. Fitzgerald is an active member of the Greater Binghamton community. She is a member of the Boards of Directors for the Goodwill Theatre, Chair of WSKG Public Radio and TV, Inc., and the Binghamton University Harpur Form (past Chair). She is also a member of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce Live Wire Club.

Ms. Fitzgerald previously served on the Boards of Directors for the Broome Community College Foundation; Tri-Cities Opera; Southern Tier Zoological Society (past Chair); Cider Mill Playhouse; The Children’s Home; The Family and Children’s Society; The United Way of Broome County; The Four County Library; The Lourdes Hospice Advisory Board (Past Chair) and the Binghamton Housing Authority.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Domestic Relations: 75%
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 25%

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Contact Info

Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP

700 Security Mutual Building.
80 Exchange Street., P.O. Box 5250
Binghamton, NY, 13902-5250


NYCurrently registered 198103/13/2015

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
Environmental Auditing RoundtableMemberN/A
Broome County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of TorontoN/AM.L.S.1973
University of TorontoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970