Katie began her career as an Assistant District Attorney in Forsyth County, North Carolina. Her case load included both misdemeanors and felonies. At the District Attorney’s Office, Katie gained experience trying dozens of cases to verdict while guiding victims and their families through each step of the process.
In 2014, Katie joined the firm of Twiggs, Strickland & Rabenau, PLLC, where she worked on wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases across the State of North Carolina. Her desire to maintain a personal injury practice while also offering services to clients in areas of business litigation and licensure defense led Katie to join Everett Gaskins Hancock in 2017.
Katie earned her undergraduate degree from Wofford College, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and named Valedictorian. Katie attended Wake Forest University School of Law, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and at the top of her law school class.
Katie is actively involved in the leadership of North Carolina Advocates for Justice, which is an association of trial lawyers fighting to prevent injustice and promote fairness. Katie has also volunteered to coach mock trial teams at Wake Forest and Campbell law schools.
In her free time, Katie enjoys spin classes, hiking and yoga. She is the owner of a senior greyhound, adopted after a racing career in Florida. Katie was 25 years old when she flew on an airplane for the first time, and now enjoys traveling as much as she can. In recent years, Katie has visited Portugal, Belgium, Hungary, and Spain.