Kathryn Copeland, Esq. is a native Floridian who originates from the West Palm Beach area.  Kathryn moved to the west coast of Florida for her undergraduate degree and attended the University of Tampa.  During her time at University of T118Kathryn Copeland 9_12_ppampa, Kathryn was a member of the Pre-Law Honors Society and Alpha Phi Sigma Criminology Honor Society.  In 2006, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Tampa with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Criminology and Pre-Law.  While attending college and thereafter, Kathryn worked for over 5 years as a legal assistant.

Kathryn  was admitted to Stetson University College of Law in 2009.  During her years at Stetson Law, she was selected for and completed several internships.  In the Spring of 2011, Kathryn participated in the Veterans Appellate Rights Clinic, assisting Veterans in appealing their denial of benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs.  During the Fall of 2011, she served as a legal intern for the Honorable Judge Anthony Porcelli, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Florida.  After, in the Spring of 2012, Kathryn interned as a Certified Legal Intern with the Pinellas County State Attorney’s Office where she handled several evidentiary hearings and jury trials.  During her time at Stetson Law, Kathryn was also a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity.

Since 2004, Kathryn has worked intermittently at Valkenburg Law Group, P.A., working her way up from a legal assistant, to law clerk, and now an attorney at law.

When not practicing law, Kathryn enjoys spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephew, and playing with her rescue dog Max.