Kathryn L. Van HooserSenior Associate
Since joining our firm in 2011, Kate Van Hooser has made a name for herself as a zealous advocate for her clients, whether they are in the midst of a highly contested divorce or is a child who is the subject of a removal action by the Department of Social Services. Ms. Van Hooser concentrates her practice on Family Law, Elder Law, and Personal Injury Litigation. She routinely appears before the courts in Prince William, Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington, Stafford, Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania Counties. Ms. Van Hooser is a certified Guardian Ad Litem for both children and incompetent adults.
Ms. Van Hooser graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. She received her Juris Doctor with a Certificate in Health Law from St. Louis University School of Law in Missouri. While at SLU, Ms. Van Hooser served on the Moot Court Advisory Board and as a teaching assistant. She served as Justice of the John J. Sullivan Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.
As a family law practitioner, Ms. Van Hooser has successfully represented clients with multi-million dollar business and property interests, as well as those with international custody and visitation issues. Ms. Van Hooser is a skilled negotiator and an experienced litigator in the courtroom. She handles each case with compassion and dedication.
Ms. Van Hooser also spends much of her time working with clients who are dealing with the complications of a serious health issue or a child who is handicapped to ensure comprehensive planning. As an advocate for the elderly, Ms. Van Hooser works with her clients and their families to understand the legal implications of a diagnosis like dementia.
J.D., St. Louis University School of Law
Certificate in Health Law Studies
B.A., University of Virginia
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Virginia State Bar
Fredericksburg Bar Association
Prince William County Bar Association
Guardian Ad Litem for Children
Guardian Ad Litem for Incapacitated Adults