Ms. Katherine Lynn Hurst
Katherine L Hurst, Attorney at Law
Katherine L. Hurst is a 1991 graduate of the LSU Law Center and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. During law school, she was the research assistant to the Children’s Code Project and clerked at the Louisiana Legislature. After law school, she clerked for Justice Catherine D. Kimball, the Office of the Disciplinary Counsel and the Third Circuit Court of Appeal. She then litigated termination of parental rights cases for the state. She opened her solo practice in 1994. Her practice has always focused primarily on family law, particularly child custody litigation. Additionally, for over twenty years, she has represented other attorneys in the disciplinary process. She currently serves on the LSBA Committee on the Profession (2014-2018) and the LSBA Practice Assistance and Improvement Committee (2015-2018) and is currently an elected member of the LSBA House of Delegates. She is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL), a national organization of attorneys who represent other attorneys on ethics and disciplinary issues. She participates annually as part of a speakers panel on Professionalism at LSU Law School’s 1L orientation and has participated as part of a speakers panel on Professionalism at Loyola Law School. Her article “Pride, Prejudice and Professionalism” was published in the LSBA Journal Vol 63, No. 3 (Oct/Nov 2015). Other professional affiliations include: Louisiana Bar Foundation Fellow and American Bar Association.