- BA, Carleton College
- JD, University Of St Thomas
As an attorney, Kate practiced U.S. immigration law, handling a wide range of family and employment-based cases, humanitarian relief such as asylum, applications for U.S. citizenship, and workplace compliance. She also appeared before the Executive Office for Immigration Review ("immigration court") defending clients against deportation.
Kate has also been an active member of the local immigration legal community, including serving as the American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA)’s chapter liaison to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services' Minneapolis field office; presenting immigration topics at Continuing Legal Education conferences; and representing clients pro bono in immigration matters through the Volunteer Lawyers Network. Prior to law school, Kate worked as a paralegal with a Minneapolis immigration firm.
Carleton College, B.A. (Spanish)
University of St. Thomas School of Law, J.D.
Courses taught at NHCC:
PLEG 1610 - Immigration Law
BUS 1300 - Legal Environment of Business