Kate Dugan is a Staff Attorney in the Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit at Community Legal Services, where she primarily represents low-income homeowners facing tax and mortgage foreclosure, as well as those with tangled titles. Ms. Dugan started her legal career as a law clerk for the Hon. Rosalyn K. Robinson in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, where she also served as the administrator for the nationally-renowned Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program. For her work in the Diversion Program, Ms. Dugan received the Mortgage Foreclosure Steering Committee’s Extraordinary Service Award. In 2017, she assisted in the creation of the Court’s Property Tax Rule Returnable Program and went on to serve as the Master for that program.
Before joining Community Legal Services, Ms. Dugan was a staff attorney in the Homeownership Rights Unit at SeniorLAW Center, where she assisted low-income seniors with a variety of homeownership issues.
Ms. Dugan received her undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and her law degree from Temple University Beasley School of Law.