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Kathryn M. Brady

 

Kathryn M. Brady joined the firm in December of 2010. She focuses her practice on professional liability matters, particularly legal malpractice and medical malpractice defense.

Katie graduated cum laude from the Earle Mack School of law at Drexel University in February

2010, where she was an editor of the Drexel Law Review and taught constitutional law as a participant in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional literacy Project.

During law school, Katie worked in-house for Exelon, the parent company of PECO and served as a judicial intern  for the Honorable Kent H. Albright of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.

Katie graduated from Boston College in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Pre­ law  Concentration. She was a member of the Honors Program of the College of  Arts and Sciences and Captain of the BC Mock Trial Team.

Katie is admitted  to  practice in  Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is a member  of  the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar Associations. She is also a member of the Montgomery Bar Association, where she serves on the Civil Practice Manual Committee and the law  Student Membership  Committee. She is also a child  advocate with  the  Montgomery  County Child Advocacy Project (MCAP) and coaches the mock trial team at her alma mater, Mount  Saint Joseph Academy.

Katie lives with her husband and a spoiled dog in Montgomeryville.

 

Recent News and Case Results

In March 2011, Katie obtained a judgment of non pros in a legal malpractice action in which plaintiff alleged that her domestic relations attorney had botched her divorce proceedings. Plaintiff failed to produce an adequate certificate of merit, and Katie successfully argued to have the certificate of merit stricken and the case dismissed.

In May 2011, Katie prevailed in quashing an appeal before the Superior Court. Plaintiff had long sought to become the administrator of his parents' estate and appealed the Court of Common Pleas decision to mark the administration closed. Katie had appellant thrown out of court for lack of standing and lack of an appealable issue.

In June 2011, Katie appeared before the Pennsylvania Superior Court to argue an appeal in a legal malpractice action where the plaintiff had accused an opposing counsel from a separate lawsuit of defamation. Katie prevailed at oral argument and the Superior Court affirmed the decision to dismiss plaintiff's complaint with prejudice.

In September 2011, Katie succeeded in  having a  legal malpractice action in federal court dismissed with prejudice. The plaintiff had alleged that the defendant lawyer had mishandled the administration of his minor daughter's trust.

In March 2012, Katie represented a psychologist in a complaint before the State Licensing Board; as a result of her efforts, the complaint was declared unfounded and the investigation closed.

In April 2012,   Katie had another legal malpractice complaint in federal court dismissed with prejudice. Plaintiff insisted that the defendant attorney had conspired with state and county benches to deprive him of his constitutional rights during Orphans' Court proceedings.

In June 20l.2, Katie successfully defended an attorney at an arbitration involving Pennsylvania's Wage Payment and Collection Law. The attorney ran an estate where the plaintiff  served as a personal caretaker and alleged that  she was owed a significant sum in  unpaid wages. The arbitration panel found in favor of the attorney.

In October 2012, Katie successfully defended several nurses and a regional hospital in a matter where plaintiff alleged he had contracted a serious viral disease during surgery; all of the nurses and the hospital were dismissed from the litigation.

 

In January 2013, Katie secured a judgment of non pros in a medical malpractice action where plaintiff had alleged that numerous doctors had failed to properly care for her late husband toward the end of his life.

In February 2013, Katie obtained a judgment of non pros in a legal malpractice action where plaintiff alleged that his attorney had not diligently represented him in his attempts to obtain an accounting of his mother's estate.

In March 2013, Katie prevailed in a legal malpractice action where plaintiffs federal complaint was dismissed, with  prejudice, and was also successful on appeal where the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal. Plaintiff had alleged a conspiracy  between the Montgomery County bar and bench to deprive him of his civil rights during his divorce proceedings.