Kate is a lifelong resident of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Kate graduated from Northwest Florida State College Collegiate High School in 2010. She graduated from Florida State University in 2013 majoring in Political Science and Business. While at Florida State University, she interned with the Florida Senate, was an active member of Pi Gamma Mu Honors Society, and participated in the International Program studying business law in London. After graduating, she moved back to Fort Walton Beach to work with children in early childhood development before attending Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama.
While attending law school, Kate was a member of the Cumberland Law Review, serving as the Online Managing Editor. She worked with Professor Alyssa DiRusso on her textbook Trusts and Estates in Focus, writing model answers and assisting with the teacher’s manual, and was a research assistant for Professor Paul Kuruk. Kate was selected by her professors to serve as Caruthers Fellow, where she mentored first-year law students and assisted professors with the legal research and writing program at Cumberland. She also volunteered in middle school classrooms, educating students on the criminal law system.
Kate performed well in law school, graduating Magna Cum Laude, in the top 3% of her class. She also earned Scholar of Merit awards in Estate Planning, Payment Systems, Coastal Law, and Labor Law.
After law school, Kate returned home and began working for ASG upon her admission to the Florida Bar in September of 2019. She was admitted to the Alabama Bar in April of 2020.
Since returning to Fort Walton Beach, Kate has become a member of the Emerald Coast Junior League and serves on the Emerging Leaders Division of United Way. She is also a member of the Business Law and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law sections of the Florida Bar.