Kate is a trial attorney and partner at Conyers Nix P.C. Prior to that, she worked as a public defender at Salt Lake Legal Defenders (LDA), representing hundreds of indigent defendants in plea negotiations and trial. In addition to her legal work, Kate provides extensive pro bono work, including spearheading the Veterans Administration Legal Clinic at the VA Hospital on the U campus. Kate has been recognized with many national and state awards, including the prestigious Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service by the American Inns of Court, Utah State Bar Young Lawyer of the Year Award, and the Utah State Bar Pro Bono Publico Young Lawyer of the Year Award. Most recently in 2018, the University of Utah awarded Kate with their Distinguished Alumna award.