Kathy Larocque

Kathy has a B.A. from Boston University (1974), and a law degree from Harvard Law School (1982). After law school, she clerked one year for the Massachusetts Appeals Court, worked for a Boston firm primarily in real estate litigation, and worked as a staff attorney for the federal First Circuit Court of Appeals. Kathy moved to California in 1986 and joined the Sonoma County Counsel’s office in 1987. One of her primary assignments is advising the Sonoma County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector. She has been an active participant in property tax and assessment litigation such as County of Sonoma v. Commission on State Mandates and more recently participated in writing an amicus brief on behalf of the California State Association of Counties in Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association, Inc., v. Santa Clara County Open Space Authority.