The Law Offices of Katherine Schwinghammer

About Katherine

After a career of proud service in the Canadian Armed Forces, Katherine Schwinghammer attended college in Florida and Texas graduating summa cum laude from Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. Katherine received her Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) in 2005, from The University of Texas School of Law in Austin Texas, one of the top law schools in the country.

Katherine is or has been a member of:

The State Bar of California – Criminal Law Section

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

Women Lawyers Association of San Luis Obispo

Northern Santa Barbara County Bar Association

San Luis Obispo County Bar Association – Criminal Defense Section Chairperson 2014/2015

California DUI Lawyer’s Association

American Bar Association – Criminal Justice Section


“It was a big relief to hear the Judge’s decision at my last court date. I really appreciate very much your hard work and the big help that I got from you. Thank you very much for your help!”

– L.B.

“Thanks for all your help — I want you to know your kindness made all the difference. You are so super! Thanks for helping me in my legal problem. I believe you have found your calling.”

– R.W.

Katherine Schwinghammer  Attorney at Law