Catherine A. Dickinson - Member

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Catherine A. Dickinson joined SBW Law as an associate in 2016, after spending three years at a defense litigation firm in Baltimore City. Ms. Dickinson is a 2012 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. Immediately upon graduating law school, Ms. Dickinson clerked for the Honorable Robert E. Cahill, Jr. in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. As a student at the University of Baltimore School of Law, Ms. Dickinson spent time interning with the Honorable Ronald A. Karasic in the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City, and the Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia in the Court of Appeals of Maryland, which exposed her to all levels of the Maryland court system. Ms. Dickinson also served as a Staff Editor on the University of Baltimore Law Forum, where she was published, as well as the Articles Editor on the executive board for the journal. Further, Ms. Dickinson served as a Teaching Scholar at University of Baltimore School of Law, and a Research Assistant for Associate Dean Amy Sloan. Additionally, Ms. Dickinson served as a law clerk with SBW Law in the litigation department from 2011-2012.

Ms. Dickinson draws upon her experience from both sides to litigate a broad range of personal injury cases and professional negligence matters, including, medical malpractice, automobile torts, products liability, premises liability, and nursing home malpractice. Ms. Dickinson has also handled a variety of personal injury cases arising out of sexual abuse, and exercises a tireless work ethic for her clients.

Outside of her firm responsibilities, Ms. Dickinson serves on the Bench Bar and Personal Injury Committees for the Baltimore City Bar Association, and is an active member of the Baltimore County and Maryland State Bar Associations. Ms. Dickinson further serves on the planning committee for the Walters Art Gallery Annual Gala, and participates in numerous educational seminars at the University of Baltimore School of Law. Ms. Dickinson also dedicates her time as a volunteer for college and high school mock trial tournaments. 

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Professional Negligence
  • Products Liability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator Maryland Rule 17-106

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2014


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 2012
    • Law Review: University of Baltimore Law Forum, Staff Editor, 2010 - 2011
    • Law Review: University of Baltimore Law Forum, Articles Editor, 2011 - 2012
  • Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Business Law and Corporate Governance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association, 2012 - Present
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City, 2012 - Present
  • Baltimore County Bar Association , 2012 - Present
  • Young Lawyers Chair , 2014 - 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Rollins, Smalkin, Richards and Mackie, LLC
  • Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Judicial Law Clerk, 2012 - 2013