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Kathleen "Kitty" Dickerson

Associate

Overview

Kitty Dickerson is an attorney in the firm's Employment Law and Education practice. Her practice includes representing management in labor and employment disputes, supporting Delaware schools in their legal needs, and aggressively advocating for the interests of firm clients.

Kitty's diverse legal comprehension includes 19 years of notable experience while working for the Delaware Department of Justice’s Kent County Criminal Division. She served her last 8 years at the Department as Unit Head of the Special Victims Unit, coordinating the investigation of and prosecuting child death, felony child abuse, and sexual assault cases.  She represented the Department on the Delaware Child Protection Accountability Commission Legislative Committee, the Advisory Board of the Children’s Advocacy Center, and Bayhealth’s Child Advocacy Committee.  Prior to this assignment, she held the roles of Unit Head Misdemeanor Trial Unit, Assistant Unit Head for the Felony Trial Unit, and Kent County’s only Vehicular Homicide/Fatalities Prosecutor.  While at the Department of Justice, Kitty prosecuted numerous homicides, and drug cases, including the county’s first wiretap case, arsons, financial crimes, domestic violence, assaults, DUIs, and thefts.   

Professional Affiliations

Delaware Supreme Court, Board of Examiners, Associate Member (2008 -2011)

Delaware State Bar Association, Vice President, Kent County,(2007-2008), Women and the Law Section Member

Kent County Bar Association, President (2006); Secretary (2004); Treasurer (2005)

Terry-Carey American Inn of Court

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Community

Community

Washington and Lee University Alumni Admissions Committee Member

National Society Children of the American Revolution

  • Senior National Vice President – Eastern Region (2022-present)
  • Senior State President - Delaware (2020 - 2022)

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

  • American History Committee, Vice Chair – Eastern Division (2022-present)
  • American Heritage Committee, Vice Chair - Eastern Division (2019-2022)
  • Col David Hall Chapter, National Defense Committee Chair (2020-Present)
  • Chief Page, Continental Congress Public Relations Committee
  • Delaware State Society, Treasurer (2022 – present; 2010-2013), Parliamentarian (2019-present), Recording Secretary (2013-2016)
  • Mary Vining Chapter, Honorary Chapter Regent (2019-Present), Chapter Regent (2016-2019), Vice Regent (2013-2016)
  • National Finalist – Outstanding Junior Competition (2012)

National Society United States Daughters of the War of 1812

Society of the Descendants of Washington’s Army at Valley Forge

Episcopal Diocese of Delaware, Constitution and Canons Committee Member, (2012-2017)

The Episcopal Parish of All Saints' Church and St. George's Chapel, Member

Nanticoke Sportsmen’s Club, Member

Recognition

Honors

United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Commendation, 2018

Delaware State University, Partnership Award, 2017

Delaware Department of Justice, Deputy of the Year (Kent), 2016

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Practice areas

Clerkships

Law Clerk to the Honorable E. Scott Bradley, Superior Court of the State of Delaware (2002-2003)

Judicial Extern to the Honorable Elizabeth B. Lacy, Supreme Court of Virginia, (2002)

Admissions

Delaware, 2002

U.S District Court Delaware

U.S Supreme Court

Education

University of Richmond School of Law, magna cum laude, 2002

Washington and Lee University, BA, cum laude, 1999

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