Katherine J. DeMartino
A lifelong resident of Saratoga County, Katherine earned her B.A. from SUNY Albany and then her J.D. from Albany Law School. Shortly after graduating from Albany Law School, Katherine joined the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office where she was a member of the Vehicular Crimes Unit and responsible for prosecuting the most serious vehicular related crimes, including vehicular assaults and vehicular manslaughter. Katherine prosecuted hundreds of drunk and drugged related driving offenses, conducted countless suppression hearings in local and county courts and tried numerous high profile felony cases to successful verdict. Katherine was also responsible for prosecuting other serious offenses, including assaults, burglaries, and crimes against animals. Her prior experience as a prosecutor provides her a unique perspective and approach to successfully handling a criminal case.
Katherine utilized this experience every day as an attorney with Brennan and White, LLP, where she was responsible for the majority of the firm’s criminal defense practice throughout Warren, Washington, and Saratoga counties. As a member of that firm Katherine handled all felony level offenses, misdemeanors, violations and traffic offenses in the city, local and county courts for her clients.
In addition to her experience in handling criminal matters, Katherine has significant experience in family law matters. Katherine regularly assists clients in challenging and emotionally difficult family court matters including child custody disputes, child support, neglect, and family offenses. Katherine has conducted hearings, trials and drafted numerous settlement agreements on child custody matters in family court. Katherine likewise has significant experience in other matters of civil litigation, including landlord/tenant rights and animal rights.
Katherine has a passion for the law and her extensive resume gives clients confidence in her advice and counsel. Katherine is dedicated to helping her clients receive the best possible outcome for their case, and her clients appreciate her ability to be direct, factual and efficient. As an attorney who has practiced in the Capital District throughout her entire career, Katherine has the local experience and knowledge needed to effectively navigate the city, town, and county courts in the area.