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Kathryn McHale, Esquire

Ms. McHale is a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial attorney. She has held this privilege since 2005. She is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell. She is a Masters member of the Justice Major B. Harding Inns of Court. Ms. McHale is a member of the Palm Beach and Martin County Bar Associations.

She is the President of the Martin Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She is the Co-Chair of the Journal Committee for the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and a member of the Solo and Small Firm section of the Florida Bar. Ms. McHale is a member of the Professional Liability Defense Federation and the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators. She has served on the Professional Liability Underwriting Society Southeast Chapter Steering Committee since 2010. She has held positions as Sponsorship Chair, Treasurer, Vice Chairman, and Chairman. 

The Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society awarded her the Elder Law Award for her representation of a couple who were having issues with a roofing contractor. Ms. McHale made many house visits to see them and also assisted them pro bono in other legal matters that they were experiencing. She was a nominee for the Junior League of the Palm Beaches Woman of the Year Volunteer Award. Her high school, St. Andrew’s School honored her with the “Make a Difference Award,” given to alumni who continue to give back to their community. 

Ms. McHale has several published opinions for appellate cases that she has handled. She authored a chapter entitled “A Defense Evaluation: A New Perspective” in Evaluation and Settling Personal Injury Claims, written by Michael J. McHale, Esq.
Kathryn McHale, Esquire
Kathryn L. McHale, LLC

Bar Admissions
State of Florida 1992
U.S. Supreme Court 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit 1995
U.S. District Court, Southern District
U.S. District Court, Middle District

Middlebury College, Bachelor of Arts in Political           Science and French 1988
Middlebury College Summer School – Spanish 1987   Cambridge University, Summer Law Program 1989     Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law,     Juris Doctorate 1991

Giving Back to the

Giving back to the community is a way of life for Kathryn McHale. She has spent countless volunteer hours since returning to her home town. She became a community leader while being a member of and serving as President of the Junior League of the Palm Beaches, an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. 

Having lost too many family members and friends to breast cancer, Ms. McHale has proudly volunteered, sponsored and served as a Board member of the South Florida Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and Chair of the Race for the Cure with the hope that the promise between two sisters will be fulfilled when a cure is found to eradicate this disease that affects one in eight women. Ms. McHale is active in the community through organizations which promote child abuse awareness and other issues involving children. 

Ms. McHale has served on the boards for the following great organizations: Quantum House, Friends of John D. MacArthur Beach State Park, Cities in Schools, and the Center for Children in Crisis. She was recently appointed to the Quantum House Advisory Council, a volunteer group of individuals from the community who give their time and talent to serve children and families.

Kathryn L. McHale, LLC generously supports other local charities through sponsorships, including Play for P.I.N.K. and the Briana Lawson Foundation Have a “Breezy” Day Golf Tournament. She proudly sponsors Fleet Feet Sports Stuart – Run for Your Heart 5K/10K whose proceeds benefit Martin Health Foundation’s Frances Langford Heart Center.

Kathryn McHale, Esquire

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