Kathleen M. Doherty

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Kathleen Mary Doherty was born and raised in New York.  After graduating from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1988 Magna Cum Laude, she received a Masters of Arts Degree in 1991 from Adelphi University in Experimental Psychology.  Thereafter, Ms. Doherty attended Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, where, in 1994, she received a Juris Doctor Degree.  After receiving a J.D., Ms. Doherty was admitted to the New York State Bar in April of 1995.  She was then admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts in 1995 and 1997, respectively. 
Commencing a career in defense litigation, Ms. Doherty became a full time Associate with the firm of Capriano Litchman & Flach, LLP. before becoming Of Counsel to the firm.  She then continued her career in civil defense litigation briefly associating with the firm of McKenna, Siracusano, Fehringer & Chianese before joining the defense firm of Torino & Bernstein, P.C. in the year 1998.  She has remained with the firm of Torino & Bernstein, P.C. for nearly two decades appearing countless depositions, conferences and motions, and has also drafted appellate briefs and countless motions.  
Throughout her career, Ms. Doherty has also supported several causes pro bono, such as co-founding the nonprofit organization, The Max’s Kansas City Project, and assisted in eleventh-hour litigation against the Arch-Diocese of New York to stop demolition of the historic St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church, that laid its first cornerstone circa 1848 and now remains standing today.