Attorney Biography

Katherine A. Finnigan, Esquire

Katherine (“Katie”) Finnigan is an associate with the firm whose practice focuses on all areas of family law. She is a member of the Delaware County Bar Association.

Ms. Finnigan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2008.  She attended the Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she graduated in 2014. During law school, Ms. Burke worked as a certified legal intern at the City of Philadelphia Law Department and as a research assistant for Temple Law Professor Laura E. Little. She interned for the Honorable Glynnis J. Hill in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Major Crimes Division and participated as a certified legal intern in the Temple Legal Aid Office, assisting clients with civil health care issues primarily related to obtaining Social Security benefits. Ms. Burke was honored as a Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society Fellow.

While in law school, Ms. Finnigan served as the Managing Editor/Senior Note & Comment Editor of the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review. She was selected to present her note, Informed Consent? A Critique of the Eighth Circuit’s Decision in Planned Parenthood v. Rounds, 24 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 491 (2014), in the Temple Law Review Student Symposium in Spring of 2014. Ms. Burke also participated in Temple’s Integrated Trial Advocacy Program, for which she received the distinction of Outstanding Oral Advocacy in Trial Advocacy II.

Attorney Resume

Katherine A. Finnigan, Esquire

Schoenfeld, Surkin, Chupein & DeMis
25 West Second Street
P.O. Box 900
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
(610) 565-4600
 

PRACTICE CONCENTRATION:              

All areas of matrimonial and family law, including legal advice and representation on matters of divorce, custody, support, property distribution, and protection from abuse. Licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.

EDUCATION:

Temple University, Beasley School of Law  Philadelphia, PA

Juris Doctor, May 2014

College of the Holy Cross 

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and History, May 2008 

EMPLOYMENT:                    

Schoenfeld, Surkin, Chupein & DeMis,  PC 

            Associate Attorney  2014 – Present

LEGAL INTERNSHIPS:

City of Philadelphia Law Department, Claims Unit 

            Certified Legal Intern/Student Clinical 2013 – 2014

Honorable Glynnis J. Hill, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

            Judicial Intern  August-December 2013

Professor Laura Little, Temple University School of Law

                Research Assistant May 2012-May 2013