Katie D. DeCoster

540-725-3378 (D)
540-772-9167 (F)
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Katie grew up in Bluefield, West Virginia and graduated as valedictorian from Pocahontas High School in Pocahontas, Virginia.  She went on to graduate magna cum laude from Roanoke College in 2008 with degrees in political science, criminal justice, and Spanish.  In 2011, she received her law degree from West Virginia University College of Law.

Katie began her legal career as a law clerk at Tazewell County Circuit Court to Judge Teresa M. Chafin.  Following her clerkship, Katie worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Section of the Office of Attorney General in Abingdon, Virginia.  In this position, Katie represented the Commonwealth of Virginia, its agencies, and its employees in a variety of civil litigation matters in administrative, state, and federal courts.


  • West Virginia University College of Law (J.D.)
  • Roanoke College (B.A., magna cum laude)

Areas of Practice:

  • Auto, Boating & Recreational Vehicle Liability
  • Construction
  • Coverage Analysis & Opinions
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability/Dangerous/Defective Products
  • Subrogation
  • Transportation

Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
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All of Frith Anderson & Peake’s attorneys are experienced insurance defense attorneys.  We are well-versed in all aspects of insurance-related litigation, from claims investigation to questions involving coverage to litigation in trial courts, appellate courts and the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission. In addition to our insurance-defense litigation practice, we offer the following services to insurers: Coverage Analysis & Opinions As a result of our firm’s longstanding and broad insurance-defense practice, we have extensive experience with coverage disputes in every area of law in which we practice.  Coverage issues can range from simple, narrow questions to disputes involving multiple insurance companies...

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