Katherine Herrmann seeks exciting challenges and adventure in the great outdoors. Katie enjoys hiking, backpacking, and exploring new places, and welcomes every opportunity to tackle a new trail. Katie loves writing and telling stories about the places, people, and wildlife she encounters.
Katie is passionate about educating and empowering others, and utilizes her legal experience to help individuals understand and resolve their legal issues. Although interested in a diverse range of legal fields, Katie is enthusiastic about advocating for the rights of others in matters of discrimination, employment issues, and wage and hour disputes at The Erlich Law Office.
Before coming to The Erlich Law Office, Katie worked as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Winchester. Previously, Katie worked as an intern at the Department of Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in Washington, DC.
Katie earned her J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law. While attending law school, Katie was the Publication Manager of the Ave Maria Law Review and Secretary of the Student Bar Association. She was Vice-President of the Criminal Justice Society, and participated in a variety of other student organizations, including the Military Law Society and the Women’s Law Association. An essay written by Katie was published by the American Bar Association’s Section of Family Law, won second place in the Howard Schwabb Essay Contest, and won the Student Essay Award with publication by the National Association of Counsel for Children. Katherine’s writing on National Security Law has also been published in the Homeland Security Review.
Katie graduated from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. She enjoys spending her time volunteering, and while in Michigan she became a certified member of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and volunteered assisting with patient care in Inpatient Oncology at Sparrow Hospital.
Katie is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and has been a resident of Virginia since 2012.