Kathryn received an undergraduate degree in Art History from the University of Illinois in 2010 and a master’s degree in Art History from Northern Illinois University in 2013. Kathryn discovered her appreciation for the law while completing her master’s thesis on the repatriation of cultural property. After moving to New Mexico for the warm weather and beautiful sunsets, Kathryn graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2017. Kathryn worked as an associate attorney with Miller Stratvert P.A. and clerked for the Honorable J. Miles Hanisee of the New Mexico Court of Appeals, prior to joining the Division of Appellate Court Attorneys in 2019.