Kathryn E. Peters
Kathryn Peters was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania, and raised in Harrisburg. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biobehavioral Health. Upon graduation, she worked for Penn State College of Medicine in the Public Health Sciences Department as a Data Manager for multiple ongoing asthma research projects.
Kate went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law (now, Widener University Commonwealth Law School) in 2012, graduating magna cum laude. While at Widener, Kate was a Widener Law Scholar and member of the Widener Law Journal from 2010-2012, where she served as the Executive Managing Editor from 2011-2012, and authored the published case note: Department of Transportation v. Office of Open Records: Increasing the Burden of Proof in a Right-to-Know Law Denial, 21 Widener L.J. 523 (2012).
Kate is active in intramural sports and community development as a member of the Harrisburg Young Professionals, where she uses these experiences to connect with people in the community.
Areas of Practice
• Civil and Commercial Litigation
• Professional Negligence
• Professional Licensing
• Employment Law
• Personal Injury
• Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
• United States Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit
• United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
• United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Awards and Acknowledgements
Kate was selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, “Rising Star” by Philadelphia Magazine for 2016 and 2017, a distinction reserved for no more than 2.5% of young lawyers in Pennsylvania.*
Professional Organizations and Memberships
• Pennsylvania Bar Association
• Dauphin County Bar Association
• Harrisburg Young Professionals
*The Super Lawyers listing, published annually by Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selection is based on a multi-phased selection process that combines peer nominations and peer reviews with independent research and evaluates each candidate on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. More information and a description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html.