Kate was born and raised in Alaska. After graduating from North Pole High School, Kate began exploring the various types of law in the legal field. She was a clerk within the Alaska Court System for 11 years. Then moved on to become an Office manager and paralegal for a family law attorney in Fairbanks, where she was for 5 years. Upon leaving that position, she took a part-time position as an administrator for a personal injury attorney in Fairbanks. In 2015, Kate moved to Vancouver, WA. With that move, Kate also moved positions within the firm she was at, into a remote paralegal position. Kate found her way to Johnson & Associates, PC when the attorney she was previously working with retired after 11 years. In her spare time, Kate and her husband Dale enjoy boating, traveling, and motorcycle trips.