Katelyn B. Atwood

Katelyn primarily practices in the areas of veterans disability benefits, social security benefits, family law, and general civil litigation.  Katelyn began practicing veterans law as the Vermont Poverty Law Fellow from 2014-16 at Vermont Law School's South Royalton Legal Clinic.

Katelyn grew up in Michigan and graduated from Alma College cum laude in 2007 with a B.A. in Political Science and History.  She earned a Master of Philosophy in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge in England in 2010,  then went on to graduate from Vermont Law School in 2011.

After graduating from Vermont Law School, Katelyn served as a law clerk in the Chancery Division at the New Jersey Superior Court for the Hon. Michael J. Hogan, P.J.Ch. (ret.) and the Hon. Karen L. Suter, P.J.Ch. (2011-12).  From 2012 to 2014, Katelyn was a staff attorney at the Montana Legal Services Association.  Her work there focused on domestic violence, housing, and consumer affairs.  She traveled once a week to the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservations to do general intake and counsel clients.  In 2014, Katelyn moved back to Vermont to serve as the Vermont Poverty Law Fellow at the South Royalton Legal Clinic, a position funded by the Vermont Bar Foundation.  As the Poverty Law Fellow, Katelyn built the Vermont Veterans Legal Assistance Project to improve access to justice for Vermont's veterans.  Katelyn continues her service to veterans at Facey Goss & McPhee P.C.

Katelyn and her husband, John, live in Rutland, where they enjoy hiking and biking with their dog, Riley.  Katelyn is a board member of the Vermont Women's Fund.