Katy is the senior staff attorney at the Legal Program of the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (ANDVSA). Katy has worked with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault since 2001 and has been with ANDVSA since 2010. Katy represents survivors around the state, primarily in divorce, custody, and civil protection order cases. Katy also recruits and mentors pro bono attorneys, trains on legal issues related to domestic violence and sexual assault, and provides technical assistance and training to shelter advocates.
Katy graduated with honors from the University of California-Berkeley with a degree in Spanish and from New York University School of Law, magna cum laude. Prior to working for ANDVSA, Katy clerked for Justice Alex Bryner on the Alaska Supreme Court and for Judge Margaret Morrow in the Central District of California in Los Angeles. She also worked as a litigation associate at the San Francisco office of a national law firm.
Katy lives in Anchorage and enjoys hiking, skiing, reading memoirs, and avidly following the Iditarod.