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Kathryne M. Shaw

Kathryne M. Shaw has been with Boleman Law Firm since her admittance to the bar in 2015. She practices primarily in the firm’s Tidewater Offices. Her primary practice focuses on post-petition bankruptcy matters and litigation, including representing clients in a variety of matters in bankruptcy court in Norfolk, Newport News, and Richmond Divisions.

Kathryne graduated from Regent University School of Law in 2015. She served as a member of various organizations including Regent Law Review and the Student Bar Association. During her time in law school, she interned at the Suffolk Commonwealth Attorney’s Office and a local Bankruptcy and Family Law firm.

Kathryne is a member of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association. She is currently serving as a board member to the TBBA and is the TBBA’s Treasurer.



  • Bachelor of Science, Manga cum Laude, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • Juris Doctor, Regent University School of Law, 2015


  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Virginia

Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Sponsorships

  • Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association
    • Seminar Planning Committee – 2017-2018
    • Board Member and Seminar Chairperson – 2019-2020
    • Board Member and Treasurer – 2020-2021

Speaking Engagements and Authorships

  • “Bankruptcy Issues that Non-Bankruptcy Lawyers Need to Know” – Norfolk/Portsmouth Bar Association – October 2019
  • “22 Years in the Making: 4th Circuit Hurlburt Decision Allows For Bifuraction of Short-Term Mortgages.” Virginia State Bar Bankruptcy Law Section, Bankruptcy Law News Vol XXIV, No. 29, Fall 2019
  • “Pump the Brakes: Bad Faith Debtors Are Not Gaming the System” 2-Part Article – The National Associate for Chapter 13 Trustees (“NACTT”) Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy – January 2019
  • “Consumer Breakout Topic 2: Fraudulent Conveyances” – 33rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Institute on Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice (2018)
    • Subtopic: Transfers and Fraudulent Conveyances in Chapter 13 (Co-Author)
    • Subtopic: Exiting Chapter 13 When the Debtor is Proceeding in Bad Faith: Issues in Voluntary Dismissals, Conversions, and Completion of Plan Payments (Co-Author)
  • “Consumer Bankruptcy Basics: When Divorce and Bankruptcy Intersect” – Hampton Bar Association (2017), Greater Women’s Peninsula Bar Association (2018)
  • “Getting a Discharge: Loan Modifications and other Post-confirmation issues in Chapter 13” – VBA Bankruptcy Conference, Williamsburg, VA (2017) (Co-Author)

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