Catherine ("Cathy") Herrington Hale is the founder of the Herrington Law Firm. She is a fourth generation Texan and an experienced trial lawyer representing clients in wrongful death and serious personal injury cases since 1998. With the support of The Herrington Law Firm, she continues to be an effective litigator and skilled conflict negotiator.
Experience. Cathy has been practicing law since November of 1998. In 2006, after working for larger law firms representing corporations and big business, she formed The Herrington Law Firm to work for and help individuals through the legal process. She has successfully tried and mediated hundreds of cases for individuals who were injured or suffered loss due to the negligent and/or willful acts of others, and for clients in the family law system including divorce, custody modifications, pre-marital and post marital agreements, and enforcements. Prior to practicing law, from 1993 to 1995, she worked in Congress as a legislative aide and grants coordinator in Washington, DC for Houston Congressman Gene Green.
Client Satisfaction. Cathy is rated 5 out of 5 on Lawyers.com by clients. See testimonials at Lawyers.com.
Education. Cathy graduated from Vesalius College in Brussels, Belgium in 1993, completing a legal thesis on the Law of the Sea particular to the Gulf of Mexico. She is a 1998 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center, where she was admitted to the Order of the Barristers. During law school she was a member of the school's intercollegiate traveling mock trial team. She won the Law Center's Hippard Open Mock Trial Tournament in both 1996 and 1997 and was awarded Best Speaker in 1996. She was further acknowledged with the Byron McCoy Trial Advocacy Scholarship in her third year of law school.
ASSOCIATES and PARALEGALS. Cathy regularly hires licensed and qualified contract attorneys to assist and represent clients in complex litigation and family law cases. The law firm provides office space, secretarial support, and confidential remote access to its server. Additionally, when a case permits, nurse and staff paralegals are retained to provide additional support at efficient rates for the benefit of the case and client.