Catherine "Kitty" Johanna Hockensmith

Catherine "Kitty" Johanna Hockensmith: Attorney with Mosser Legal, PLLC


Ms. Hockensmith attended the West Virginia University and worked full time during her schooling. She graduated with her B.A., cum laude, in 2014. Ms. Hockensmith then attended the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University. She was awarded a full-tuition, merit-based Rising Advocacy Scholarship, which she retained until graduating with her Juris Doctorate in 2017. Ms. Hockensmith was successfully barred in Pennsylvania in 2017.

Ms. Hockensmith spent her first summer in law school at the Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project, where she worked on civil rights violations within our prison system. During her second summer of law school, Ms. Hockensmith worked for a Common Pleas judge in Philadelphia, where she wrote numerous opinions in criminal cases.

During her final year of law school, Ms. Hockensmith was selected for a criminal defense related co-op with a respected Philadelphia litigation firm. Her exceptional performance inspired the firm to extend the co-op through her final semester of law school.

Ms. Hockensmith brings prodigious research and writing skills to Mosser Legal. She works in tandem with Mr. Mosser in litigating PCRA petitions, criminal appeals, federal habeas, and civil rights actions.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Family Law Appeals
  • PCRA/Habeas
  • Rule 35c

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
877-818-9486  Phone
(215) 567-1220  Phone
University Attended:
West Virginia University, B.A., cum laude, 2014
Law School Attended:
Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University, J.D., 2017
Year of First Admission:
2017, Pennsylvania
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

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