Southpointe, PA
Southpointe Town Center
1800 Main Street
Suite 200
Canonsburg, PA 15317
T: (724) 514-8929
F: (724) 514-8954

J.D., Duquesne University School of Law (2016)

B.A., Public Policy, The College of William and Mary (2012)

B.A., Environmental Science and Policy, The College of William and Mary (2012)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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Kathryn A. Gioia


A member of the Bowles Rice Tax Team, associate attorney Kathryn Gioia focuses her practice on estate planning and administration, including the preparation of estate planning documents; asset protection and planning; advance directives; probate and trust administration for fiduciaries; and the review or preparation of estate and/or individual tax returns. She also has experience assisting clients with the preparation and filing of the Pennsylvania Inheritance Tax Return. Licensed in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Kathryn practices from the firm's Southpointe, Pennsylvania office.

In addition to her estate planning, estate administration and tax practice, Kathryn has transactional real estate experience as it relates to the region's oil and gas industry. She has performed title examinations, prepared curative title opinions and due diligence.

Kathryn received her law degree from the Duquesne University School of Law, where she served as Secretary of both the Student Bar Association and the Energy and Mineral Law Society, and was a writer for both Joule, the Duquesne Energy and Environmental Journal, and Juris, the Duquesne University School of Law magazine. She earned two bachelors degrees from The College of William and Mary – one in Public Policy and the other in Environmental Science and Policy 

Recipient of CALI Awards (recognition for the highest grade in a particular subject) at Duquesne University School of Law:

  • Civil Procedure II
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
    • Young Lawyers Division, Public Service Committee (Co-Chair, 2019-present)
  • Allegheny County Bar Foundation, Member
    • Public Service Committee
    • Attorneys Against Hunger Committee
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • West Virginia Bar Association, Member
  • Women's Business Network, South Hills Chapter, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Soccer League, Player (2013-present)
  • Girl Scouts of America, Gold Award, Lifetime Member