Kathleen received her J.D., cum lade, from Chicago Kent College of Law in 2016, and her B.A. from the University of Arizona in 2009. Prior to entering law school Kathleen earned her paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego and worked as a paralegal at a law firm focusing in real estate law. During law school, Kathleen clerked for Judge Beibel, the presiding judge of the Cook County Criminal Division. She also received a CALI Award for the highest grand in Entrepreneurship. Since graduating law school Kathleen has focused on construction law representing owners, architects, general contractors and subcontractors. She is admitted to practice in Illinois.