Katie is a key member of the Mirena IUD litigation team, advocating for injured women across the country. She has experience at almost every stage of litigation, taking cases from their initial screening all the way through settlement or successful appeal. Katie’s commitment and dedication to her cases, no matter how small, has resulted in many favorable outcomes for her clients.
Prior to joining Jones Ward PLC, Katie was an associate with Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC, a civil litigation firm specializing in the areas of personal injury, employment law, medical malpractice, and nursing home cases. During law school, Katie clerked for another civil litigation firm, Oldfather Law Firm, and the Department of Public Advocacy’s Juvenile Post-Disposition Branch. These experiences working for injured individuals and indigent juveniles are the reason Katie decided to focus her legal career on getting justice for those most in need. She remains committed to seeing that her clients are compensated for the harms done.
Katie graduated magna cum laude from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. While in law school, Katie served as an editorial board member for the University of Louisville Law Review, received the J. Richard Oexmann Criminal Law Award, and was inducted into the Brandeis Honor Society. She also participated in the National Tax Law Moot Court Competition and the AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition. As a part of the University of Louisville’s International Service Learning Program, Katie traveled to Belize where she taught Restorative Justice principles to the administration of local schools and the staff of the Belize Central Prison.
Prior to law school, Katie received a Bachelor of Arts from Centre College in both Music and Spanish. At Centre, she studied abroad in Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Indonesia. She also played the upright bass and guitar in Centre’s Kentucky Music Ensemble.
Katie is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Kentucky and the United States District Court for Western District of Kentucky. She is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Kentucky Association for Justice, the Louisville Bar Association, and the Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County.
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