Kate was admitted to the Bar in 2019 and joined BurnettTurner shortly after. Kate earned her J.D. at Louisiana State University. While in law school, Kate found her passion for family law through her work as a student mediator and judicial extern with the East Baton Rouge Family Court. She also interned at the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office working in the Crimes Against Children and Family Violence Divisions where she learned to advocate for people in crisis with compassion and understanding.

In addition to the practical experience Kate gained in law school, she also earned the distinction as a Dean’s Scholar, served as the treasurer for the Student Bar Association, and volunteered with the Education and Youth Outreach programs of the Public Interest Legal Society. Kate graduated cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Social Work from Louisiana State University.

Education

  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – J.D., 2019
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – B.S. Psychology, Social Work minor, cum laude, 2016

Licenses, Certifications & Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Texas, 2019

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s Scholar Academic Honors distinction, 2017 and 2018
  • 2017 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition, 11th Overall
  • Public Interest Law Society Fellowship Recipient

Professional & Community Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association – Family Law Section