Katie received her law degree in 2004 from the University of Montana. She clerked for a district court judge in Billings, MT, and thereafter had her own law practice in Montana focusing in the practice area of family law, and acting as a public defender.
In 2011, she and her family moved to Watford City, ND, where she obtained her license to practice law in North Dakota, and accepted a position as a supervising attorney for the City of Williston's Public Defender's Office. In addition, Katie has extensive experience in real estate transactions, oil and gas, and civil litigation.
Katie is admitted to practice in Montana and North Dakota, and the Montana United States District Court.