Attorney Catherine D. Hoort now serves as Of Counsel for Madarang Hoort & Associates. Hoort operated as the principal owner of the firm for over 25 years, before Leo F. Madarang became principal owner. In addition to her private practice, she served as an adjunct professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School and as a municipal attorney. During her tenure, Hoort lectured on estate law, family law, social security, criminal law and was a contributing author to ICLE's annual Michigan Criminal Procedure book.
Hoort served on the Advisory Board for the Litigation Section of ICLE, past president of the Ionia/Montcalm Bar Association and on the State Bar of Michigan's Standing Committee on Charter and Fitness.
She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Federal District Court for the Western District of Michigan, a member of the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, and a member of the Family Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning and Negligence Law sections of the State Bar of Michigan.