Katharine N. Bernstein

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(832) 220-5199

Katharine N. Bernstein practices in the areas of first- and third-party insurance defense and estate planning.

During the first ten years of her career, Katharine focused her practice on estate planning, elder law, and long-term care planning. While living abroad, Katharine was a visiting professor in Ethics in Elder Law at St. Joseph’s College of Law in Bangalore, India. After returning to the US, she transitioned her practice to defending clients in personal injury matters.

Outside of work Katharine enjoys spending time with her husband, stepchildren, and four dogs.


Seattle University School of Law (J.D.)
Estate Planning Focus

Wells College (B.A.)
Major: Public Affairs with a concentration in Government and Politics
Minor: Japanese Language

Doshisa Women’s College
Japanese Language and Cultural Studies Program, Kyoto, Japan

State Bar Admissions

New York