Pidgeon and Hill, PC
Kathryn started her career in adoption in 1990. She fell in love with the field and has dedicated her entire law career to assisting adoptive and birth families as they navigate this highly specialized and emotional journey of adoption and serving children in need of adoption.
Kathryn is a Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys ( AAAA ). She was invited to join the Academy in 1990 when the organization was formed and has served on the Board of Directors as well as chaired the Foster Care Committee and the 10th Anniversary Conference. The Academy is an invitation only national coalition of experts in adoption law.
Kathryn routinely represents foster parents seeking to adopt as well as individuals pursuing private and agency adoption, step parent and relative adoption including grandparent adoption.
In addition to dedicating her legal practice to adoption, Kathryn volunteers countless hours each year to Co-Chair the Maricopa County National Adoption Day celebration. Since 2006 Kathryn has co-chaired this event. She was instrumental in the formation of the Maricopa County National Adoption Day Foundation, a 501C3 charity with the mission to fund and support this event every year. NAD has been celebrated in Maricopa county since 2000 and holds the distinction of being the largest event of its kind in the United States! Kathryn currently serves as the President of the Maricopa County National Adoption Day Foundation and is excited in continuing the successful event.
In 2004 Kathryn was honored with the prestigious Angel in Adoption Award – a Congressional award given for exceptional service and extraordinary efforts in the field of adoption. She remains extremely proud of this honor bestowed upon her in Washington DC.
Currently Kathryn serves on the boards of several local charities including Maricopa County National Adoption Day Foundation as President, Family to Family Foundation, Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation as honorary past board member. Since 2015, Kathryn has served as co-chair of the Governor’s Council on Child Safety and Family Empowerment, along with the First Lady of Arizona, Angela Ducey.