Originally from Atlanta, GA, Katherine moved to Florida in 1995 to attend Florida State University where she graduated Cum Laude with a BA in English in 1999.
While attending Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, FL Katherine was awarded the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer's Scholarship Award for 2003-2004.
Katherine moved to Fort Myers in 2004 after graduating from Stetson and has lived and practiced law in Lee County ever since. Since 2012 she has sat on the Lee County Human Services Council. She and her husband and their rotating menagerie live in Fort Myers