Catherine AugheyAssociate Attorney
Phone: (716) 839-3939
Fax: (716) 970-4550
101 John James Audubon Pkwy
Buffalo, New York 14228
Catherine Aughey is an Attorney at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., focusing her practice on Personal Injury. She has experience in all phases of civil litigation, including depositions, motion practice, hearings, and trials.
Catherine received her Bachelor's Degree in English from State University of New York at Buffalo in 2013, graduating magna cum laude in 3 years. She went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School in 2016.
Catherine has been selected by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of "New York's 10 Best Attorneys" for New York Client Satisfaction. Catherine was selected as an Upstate New York Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2023 and Super Lawyers One to Watch in 2022. Catherine is a member of the Bar Association of Erie County, Western New York Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and the New York State Bar Association. Catherine has also been selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 in New York by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.
Catherine's areas of focus include motor vehicle collisions, motorcycle crashes, slip and falls, premises liability, dog bites, construction accidents, and wrongful death claims.Background
Catherine is from Western New York, specifically Grand Island, where she was born and raised. Catherine enjoys building client relationships and is passionate about helping other people. Prior to joining the Dietrich Law Firm, Catherine represented plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases. This background has provided her with extensive experience dealing with complex medical issues.Personal Philosophy
Clients seeking counsel from the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. often have catastrophic and life-changing injuries. Most clients have little to no experience with personal injury claims. Catherine's goal is to make the process as seamless as possible because she knows that for many clients, this is one of the most challenging times in their lives. Clients deserve patience, kindness, and competence. Catherine enjoys walking clients through the steps of a personal injury case and explaining what to expect at all stages. If you are a victim of someone else's negligence, you deserve an attorney who knows your case and will get you the compensation you deserve.
J.D., University at Buffalo School of Law, 2016
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, English, University at Buffalo,, 2013
United States Court of Federal Claims, 2017
United States District Court for the Western District of New York, 2023
New York State Bar Association
Erie County Bar Association
Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
In her free time, Catherine enjoys spending time with family and friends. Some of her hobbies include taking walks, cooking, and swimming.