Kate is a civil litigator who was called to the Alberta Bar in 2017 and has appeared at all levels of Court in Alberta. She is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Edmonton Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyer’s Association. Kate has volunteered with the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Canada, the AMICUS Court Assistance Program at the Alberta Court of King’s Bench, and the Civil Claims Duty Counsel at the Alberta Court of Justice. She also volunteers with various youth athletics programs and child literacy and library support initiatives in the greater Edmonton area.
Kate is a former elite athlete who has represented Team Canada as a member of the U18, U19, U21 and FISU Universiade Games women’s basketball teams. She completed her undergraduate studies while on a varsity basketball scholarship to Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., earning a Bachelor of Arts in English in 2011 and winning three national basketball championships in the process. She then went on to obtain her Masters of Business Management from the University of British Columbia in 2012, followed by her Juris Doctor from the University of Alberta in 2016.