Katie is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She received her Juris Doctor from the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. While in law school, she attended a comparative family law course in Granada, Spain, was a dean’s scholar, and authored a published Law Review article. Katie began practicing law in May 2007 and has practiced exclusively in the area of family law.
Katie is actively involved in the Chicago Bar Association where she served as the Chair of the Young Lawyers Section for the 2016-2017 bar year. Katie has been named an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers, an annual publication of Thomson Reuters and the publishers of Chicago Magazine. The distinction of being named an Illinois Rising Star is reserved for the top 5% of Illinois lawyers. Katie completed mediation training at Northwestern University in 2011 as well as litigation training at the Houston Family Law Trial Institute program in 2013. In 2014, Katie was approved by the Cook County court as a Domestic Relations Child’s Representative, Guardian ad Litem, and Attorney for the Child.
Katie lives in Chicago with her husband, three children, and dog. During her time away from the office Katie enjoys traveling and attending concerts.