Kathy was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland. She graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in philosophy and sociology from Elon University, which fostered a desire to advocate for justice and equality through the legal system. She earned her Juris Doctor from Elon University School of Law. In her continued commitment to education, she obtained a Master of Laws from Emory University School of Law and earned a Master in Business Administration from Mercer University Stetson School of Business and Economics.
During law school, as a Leadership Fellow, she externed at the Guilford County Public Defender’s Office, the NC Office of Juvenile Defenders, and the NC Department of Commerce. She deeply understands the importance of workers in all professions, and is devoted to helping injured individuals navigate through the workers’ compensation and Social Security Disability system.
Outside of work Kathy enjoys music, art, food, running, and traveling. Kathy is a servant leader for her community and volunteers frequently. She has held community-wide “Know Your Rights” sessions and goes back to her hometown to speak as a mentor with high school students and assists them in preparing for college and life post-high school.