Kate is both an advocate and a counselor to her clients, and will connect her clients to the right team of financial planners, therapists, and experts needed to facilitate the special needs of their cases. Kate is a trial lawyer who is collaboratively trained and interested in helping clients seek creative solutions to their unique family problems. To that end, Kate has served as the Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President and President of the Metro Denver Interdisciplinary Committee (MDIC), an organization of mental health professionals and family law attorneys who meet each month to discuss and educate one another about the overlap between the professions. Kate also serves on the executive council of the family law bar. She has co-chaired the annual Family Law Institute, written and edited chapters of the domestic relationship bench bar book, and presents continuing legal education courses throughout the state of Colorado on complicated issues in family law cases. In 2022 Kate was awarded Lawyer of the Year for Family Law Arbitration in Denver by Best Lawyers. She has been voted by her peers as a Rising Star and/or Super Lawyer each year since 2014 and designated as a top lawyer by Best Lawyers each year since 2020.
Kate has experience in numerous Colorado courts including Denver, Douglas, Arapahoe, Adams, Jefferson, Pueblo, Washington, Broomfield, Boulder, El Paso, Summit, Pitkin, Grand and Larimer counties.
Kate is also a competitive endurance athlete. To date she has run more than 15 marathons, including winning her age group in the New York City Marathon. She completed her first full 140.6 mile Ironman in 2010, and in 2021 she crossed the finish line of the Leadville 100 Trail Run in under 30 hours. Outside of her practice Kate enjoys spending time on the trails and in the mountains with her husband, dogs and kids.