Katherine (Katie) Hartman was born and raised with her seven siblings, in Moorestown New Jersey and owns a small business on the Main Street in Moorestown. Katie attended Albertus Magnus College in New Haven Connecticut and Rutgers Law School (Camden). After clerking for a Superior Court Judge in Camden, Ms. Hartman began private practice with a primary emphasis on Civil Rights.
Katie has devoted a large part of her professional career to public service and she has donated her time to numerous organizations and committees throughout her career. She has served as President of the Burlington County Bar Association, where she emphasized the importance of women in the Profession. Prior to that she was President of the Burlington County Bar Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Association. The Foundation’s mission is to assist needy residents of Burlington County and Katie created the most successful fundraising event for the Foundation, which has become an annual tradition.
Additionally Katie has served on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Minority Concerns, (Burlington Vicinage) which focuses on ensuring equal access to the Courts and Court services. She is currently the Chair of the Client Protection Fund for the State of New Jersey. The fund reimburses citizens who have suffered financial loss at the hands of dishonest attorneys. Additionally, she has served on several Magistrate Selection and Reappointment Committees for the Federal Court (District of New Jersey) as well as the pro-bono committee for the New Jersey Federal District Court.
Katie has received numerous professional honors throughout her career, including: The Judge Martin Haines Award – Burlington County Bar Associations highest accolade for professionalism and integrity (April 2017), State Troopers Union’s Service Award (October 2016), the Katherine D. Hartman Outstanding Woman in the Profession Award ( January 2016), New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, Martindale Hubble AV Rating, AVVO Rated 10 out of 10 and was voted one of the “Top Forty Lawyers Under Forty” by The New Jersey Law Journal, August 2002.
In spite of her dedication to her clients and commitment to the law, Katie’s most rewarding and important job has been mother to her two children, Molly and Riley. Molly is currently participating in New York Teaching Fellows and pursuing her Masters degree. Riley recently graduated from college and will be traveling to Spain to teach English in the fall.