Natalie McGee and Katie Woodford Attorneys and Partners at Woodford Sathappan McGee
Katie Woodford Bio
Attorney Katie Woodford believes that it is a common misconception that women have an advantage in divorce and custody cases. To the contrary, the role of “wife” and “mother” can sometimes create a disadvantage. Many women find themselves in situations where they have given up their careers to raise children and take care of a household, only to be abruptly forced to support themselves and their family after a breakup. The most rewarding aspect of Katie’s career is providing women with peace of mind by empowering them with knowledge of the law and options for their future.
The most rewarding aspect of Katie’s career is providing women with peace of mind by empowering them with knowledge of the law and options for their future.
Attorney Katie Woodford was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio. She moved to Columbus, Ohio to attend Capital University Law School, where she participated in Law Review, both as a member and later serving on the associate board. During law school, Katie worked in the Legal Division of the Ohio Casino Control Commission, focusing on Administrative and Regulatory Law.
Attorney Katie Woodford’s entire career has been in the field of domestic relations, immersed in high asset, high conflict divorce and custody matters day-in and day-out. Attorney Katie Woodford has a wealth of experience both in litigating and in resolving issues regarding custody disputes, child support and spousal support disputes, asset division, and civil protection orders. This experience has provided Attorney Katie Woodford with the skillset to strategically and effectively navigate even the most emotional and high stress situations.
Attorney Katie Woodford’s experience translates perfectly to her goal of supporting women through all stages of divorce and custody matters. In 2021, Attorney Katie Woodford and her partners, Hari Sathappan and Natalie McGee, opened Woodford Sathappan McGee, Co. LPA, to do just that.
Katie lives in Grandview, Ohio, with her fiancé and their two dogs, Frank the dachshund and Buckeye the Miniature Australian Shepherd. When not in the courtroom, Katie enjoys walking her dogs, spending time with family and friends, and exploring the Columbus restaurant scene.
Natalie McGee Bio
Attorney Natalie McGee loves zealously advocating for women. Women are often defined by their role as a wife or mother, despite being so much more. To Attorney Natalie McGee, assisting women who are transitioning to a new (better) life and helping remove the legal roadblocks along the way is the most meaningful part of being a divorce attorney.
Women are often defined by their role as a wife or mother, despite being so much more.
Attorney Natalie McGee is originally from the Cleveland area. Natalie attended the prestigious Scripps College of Journalism at Ohio University, where she was the acting director of Students Defending Students. Natalie attended The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. During law school, Natalie worked for the Franklin County Public Defender’s Office, where she was immersed in courtroom dynamics and trial practice. Natalie has argued in front of Ohio Courts of Appeal and the Ohio Supreme Court.
In her domestic practice, Natalie enjoys litigating child-related issues, negotiating with Guardian ad Litems, and sifting through text messages and subpoenaed bank records in search of that silver bullet. Natalie also has a passion for defending women in criminal matters and serving as a Marsy’s Law Attorney to victims of domestic violence and other abuse.
In 2021, Attorney Natalie McGee, along with her partners Katie Woodford and Hari Sathappan founded Woodford Sathappan McGee. Through WSM, Natalie is able to apply her expertise and skill set to fighting for women in need.
In her limited free time, Natalie loves listening to true crime and history podcasts and will always make time for a solid brunch. Natalie lives in Powell with her husband, two young children, and their little dogs.
Linkedin Natalie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalie-mcgee-903624179/
Linkedin Katie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katherine-woodford-b06baa149/
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