Saint Bonaventure University

Mary Katherine Hoag is a native of Erie, Pennsylvania and graduate of St. Bonaventure University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.  Mary Katherine joined the Sher, Cummings and Ellis team in fall 2017. She provides legal assisting support to the attorneys and is integral to keeping our cases on track.

Mary Katherine pursued an interest in legal studies while at St. Bonaventure through work as a legal intern and involvement with the mock trial team.

During her senior year at St. Bonaventure, Mary Katherine developed Small World Schoolhouse, an international initiative dedicated to providing educational resources to students in developing nations through technology. The initiative began with a tablet-tutoring program connecting Hekima Place girls’ orphanage in Kenya and St. Bonaventure University. Small World Schoolhouse has most recently begun a computer lab project at Bethlehem Parents School in Uganda.