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Kathy Hoskins concentrates her practice on education law, employment law, and general corporate law. She represents colleges, private high schools, the parochial school system in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, and several religious and social service organizations. Kathy also advises a variety of employers on all aspects of the employment relationship.

Kathy is recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2019  as a leading lawyer in employment law.

Civic and Charitable Service

  • Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies, Inc., Board of Directors (1991 - present), President (2001 - 2007; 2016 - present)
  • Associated Catholic Charities, Human Resources/Affirmative Action Committee (1994 - present)
  • Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Program, Class of 1997
  • Marion Burk Knott Scholarship Fund Committee (2007 - present)

Representative Articles and Presentations

  • Presenter, "Advanced Employment Practices Liability for Educators," RCM&D Fourth Annual Higher Education Conference, November 2010
  • Presenter, "Legally Speaking Roles, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Board Members," National Catholic Education Association, 104th Convention, 2007
  • Co-author, "Bullying in Cyberspace," Visions, January 2007
  • Presenter, "The Five Most Pressing Issues Impacting Maryland Colleges," Maryland Association of Higher Education Conference, 2006
  • Author, "Alcohol Violations and 'Last Chance' Agreements," Visions, May 2005
  • Author, "How to Conduct an Investigation," Visions, January 2004, full text
  • Author, "Child Custody Issues for Schools," Visions, May 2003
  • Author, "Student Privacy and School Searches: Striking A 'Reasonable' Balance," Visions, January 2003
  • Author, "Liability of School Board Members," Visions, October 2002


Area(s) of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland


  • Syracuse University College of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 1985, Order of the Coif
  • Bucknell University, BA, summa cum laude, 1982, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa

Bar and Professional Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Employment Law Section
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • National Diocesan Attorneys Association