Katherine “Katie” F. Thomas, Associate Attorney at FLAG is dedicated to providing families with personalized representation and is especially passionate about helping children with special education needs.
Katie grew up in Montgomery County and attended Loyola University, Maryland. She graduated with a double major in Communications and Spanish. While at Loyola, Katie interned for the Honorable John C. Themelis, in Baltimore City’s Circuit Court.
After college, Katie worked for Discovery Communications, LLC as a legal assistant in the corporate legal department. While there, she further developed an interest in the law while working on acquisitions and the going-public project. She was awarded the Pathfinder Award for her work on the going-public project.
Katie attended Francis King Carey’s University of Maryland School of Law. While there, she dedicated time to the Clinical Law Program. As a Rule 16 attorney, she worked on the Prisoner Assistance Project, was the primary student attorney on family law cases, helped plan and execute the Annual Veteran’s Conference, helped write the Maryland High School Mock Trial Competition case, and was a teaching assistant for the Criminal Defense Clinic.
Katie currently serves as the Chairperson for the Local Interagency Coordinating Council for Montgomery County’s Infants and Toddler Program. Additionally, she speaks at events to raise awareness for Children’s National Medical Center, and speaks at various Washington, DC events about her experience with raising a medically-fragile child and special needs.
Katie lives in Montgomery County with her husband, daughter, and dog. When not working, she is a busy mom who loves to cook and host get-togethers.
Katie’s Practice Areas:
- Education Law
- IEP Advocacy
- Due Process Hearing Representation
- Child Custody
Katie’s Professional Associations:
- Maryland State Bar Association
- Women’s Bar Association of Montgomery County
- Montgomery County Bar Association
- Chairperson of Montgomery County’s Local Interagency Coordinating Council for Montgomery County’s Infants and Toddlers Program.