Kathryn Cockrill was born and raised in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey. She graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While attending the University of Connecticut, she worked as the manager of the Women’s Basketball team under Geno Auriemma, earning two National Championships in 2000 and 2002. After college, Kathryn worked as a paralegal at Wilentz, Goldman and Spitzer, in Woodbridge, New Jersey. It was there she created a solid foundation and found her passion for the law. She enrolled in law school at Touro College, the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in New York, and graduated magna cum laude and earned her Juris Doctor degree in 2009.
While in law school, Kathryn received a prestigious fellowship that allowed her to clerk for the Honorable Irvin Condon, Judge of Probate in Charleston County, South Carolina, an experience that has been invaluable to Kathryn’s practice. Kathryn was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2009. Prior to opening her law practice, Kathryn managed the law practice of Kuhn and Kuhn, LLC, in Charleston, South Carolina, for four years. Kathryn established the Law Office of Kathryn M. Cockrill, LLC, in 2016. She proudly represents and counsels families in the Lowcountry in estate planning, probate administration, trust administration, and guardianship and conservatorship proceedings. She has dedicated herself to honest and fair representation for her clients.
Kathryn Cockrill is a member of the South Carolina and Charleston Bar Associations, Wealth Counsel, and the National Aging in Place Council. She enjoys presenting on Elder Law matters throughout the Low Country, including presenting at churches, senior centers, professional development seminars, and financial institutions.
Kathryn serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Annex Dance Company, a professional modern dance company in Charleston, South Carolina. Kathryn also serves as President of the James Island Elementary School Improvement Council (S.I.C.). She is a parishioner at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Charleston, South Carolina. She resides on James Island with her husband and children.