Katherine V. Charles

Katherine V. Charles

New York, New York

Katherine V. Charles graduated from The City College of the City University of New York in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Black Studies and a Minor in Psychology, with a concentration in Political Science. Shortly after graduation, Katherine attended New England Law |Boston where she graduated in 2015. While in law school, she held various leadership positions including, but not limited to, President of the Black Law Students Association Chapter, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of the Due Process Legal Paper and Mentor to incoming students.

Her dedication to both community involvement and academia led her to receive the following awards during law school: Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association's Honorable Reginald Lindsay's Public Service and New England Law Boston's Dean Timothy J. Cronin Memorial Award. From her adolescent years in community-oriented organizations to most recently serving as a New York State prosecutor, Katherine remains devoted to representing the public, ensuring that the judicial system is effectively working on their behalf.

Katherine was recently named to the "Top 40 under 40" by the National Black Lawyers.  Membership to the exclusive group is invitation only.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2016


  • New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2015
    • Honors: With Honors
  • The City College of the City University of New York
    • B.A. - 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Colin L. Powell School of Civic and Global Leadership; Recognition: Student Life and Leadership Development's Certificate for Leadership and Community Involvement

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Haitian-American Lawyers Association of New York
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Youth & Police Initiative (NAFI)
  • Hope for Haiti Relief Project
  • National Black Lawyers, Top 40 under 40