Kathryn loves working with small business owners!

Having worked as an in-house counsel for several companies (both large and small), Kathryn knows that sometimes the simplest solution is still the best solution. But also having worked at large law firms, she has the skills to implement a sophisticated solution when the situation calls for it.

Kathryn is licensed to practice law in both Texas and California, and her broad experience working at large law firms and as an in-house counsel makes her a very effective partner with any size business. Kathryn assists clients with all aspects of operating a business, including:

drafting and reviewing all contracts; handling entity formation and corporate governance; assisting with the sale or purchase of a business; real estate leasing; employment issues; and other miscellaneous business matters

Kathryn is happily married to a research astronomer and has two stepchildren in college. She is also a three-time Ironman finisher. In her free time, Kathryn enjoys running, swimming, yoga, reading, and acting as a live-in servant for her and her husband’s four cats.

Education

J.D., University of Texas School of Law

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude

Bar Memberships/Licenses

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of California

Professional Memberships and Community Involvement

Member, State Bars of California and Texas

Volunteer for Meals on Wheels, 2007- present

Board Member and Treasurer of Rollingwood Community Development Corporation, 2002-2005

Board Member and President of Green Doors (formerly Community Partnership for the Homeless), a nonprofit organization that provides transitional housing for homeless veterans and affordable housing to low-income families, 1999 – 2003

Board Member of Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC), a nonprofit organization that provides services to low-income and homeless individuals (Santa Monica, California), 1996-1997

Board Member and overnight volunteer for 10 years for Turning Point Shelter, a transitional shelter for homeless adults (Santa Monica, California), 1982-1997

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“The only thing more fun than business formations and acquisitions is running from rim to rim in the Grand Canyon to celebrate a birthday. It’s all about commitment, discipline, and focusing on every task to which I commit.”

Three times a successful Ironman competitor, Kathryn has what it takes to tackle any serious business challenge for her clients.