Catherine Hult, Esquire

Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law
Law Offices of Joseph F. Pippen, Jr.
1920 East Bay Drive
Largo, FL 33771
(727) 586-3306
www.attypip.com


LEGAL PRACTICE AREAS:
Marital and Family Law
Divorce
Paternity
Enforcement of Final Judgments
Modification of Final Judgments
Contempt Proceedings
Civil Litigation Involving Family
Declaratory Judgment Actions
QDROs for Retirement Plans
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
Parenting Plans
Parental Relocation
Child Support
Support Unconnected with Dissolution of Marriage
Cohabitation Agreements
Adult and Minor Guardianships
Adult and Stepparent Adoption
Emancipation
Individual and Family Name Change
Guardian Ad Litem
Family Mediation
Premarital Counseling
Marriage Reconciliation Counseling
Estate Planning

ADMISSION TO PRACTICE LAW:
Florida, 2001, and Illinois, 1994

RADIO PROGRAM:
Host of "LEGAL TALK" live call-in radio show every Saturday
morning 7:00 - 8:00 AM on AM 820 WWBA in the Tampa Bay area and available
by webcam on the Internet at www.wwba820.com

THE FLORIDA BAR:
Appointed to The Florida Bar Client's Security Fund Committee,
2007 to present; Appointed Vice Chair of the Client's Security Fund Committee, 2009;
Appointed to The Florida Bar Standing Committee on UPL, 2003 - 2006

PROFILES & AWARDS:
"Who's Who in American Law", 2009-2010; "Who's Who of
American Women", 2008-2009; "Who's Who in America", 2009; "Who's Who in
American Law", 2007 - 2008; America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2005 -
2006; American Biographical Institute's Hall of Fame for Distinguished
Accomplishments, 2009; American Biographical Institute's Woman of the Year, 2007;
American Biographical Institute's Professional Woman's Advisory Board, 2007

HEARING OFFICER:
Juvenile Arbitration Diversion Program and Juvenile
Arbitration Felony Diversion Program "S.T.O.P." (Service and Treatment
for Offender Prevention), Pinellas County Court Diversion Program for
juvenile misdemeanor or felony offenders, 2003 to 2008   

JUDGING EXPERIENCE:
Judge, AAJ Mock Trial Competition, Stetson Law School,
2009; Judge, National Championship Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament, 2007;
Judge, National Intercollegiate Moot Court Competition, 1998 - 2001

ARBITRATOR:
Mandatory Arbitration Division, Cook County, Illinois, 1997-2003

LAW SCHOOL:  
Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 1994; Loyola Law
Journal, Senior Member; Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity; American
Jurisprudence Award in Products Liability; American Jurisprudence Award
in Law and Poverty.

UNDERGRADUATE:  
Indiana University, B.A., 1988, with Honors in Biology; Phi
Beta Kappa; Golden Key National Honorary Society; Alpha Phi Sorority; Host of WIUS
live call-in radio show; IU Fencing Team

LEGAL MEMBERSHIPS:  
The Florida Bar; Clearwater Bar Association; St.
Petersburg Bar Association; Pinellas Mid-County Bar Association; Illinois
State Bar Association; American Bar Association; ABA Advisory Panel;
Florida State Guardianship Association; Guardianship Association of
Pinellas County

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS:  
Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater
Tampa Bay; American Association of University Women; Florida Supreme
Court Historical Society; National Association of Realtors; Florida Association of
Realtors; Pinellas Realtor Organization

OTHER LICENSURE:
Notary Public, Florida; Licensed Real Estate Broker, Florida;
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Illinois

COUNTIES SERVED:
Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk, Pasco, Hernando, and Other Florida
Counties by Special Request