Prior to serving as the Acting Assistant Attorney General at the US Department of Justice, Katie was appointed and served for 11 years as a trial court Judge in Colorado, presiding over a drug court, a DUI court and disposed of over 42,000.  At DOJ, under Attorney General Bill Barr, Katie directed the Office of Justice Programs and managed a yearly budget of approximately $7 billion in resources to support state, local, and tribal criminal and juvenile justice activities, victim services, research and statistics and administrative duties.  Katie also served as a Senior Advisor at the White House Domestic Policy Counsel and as the Acting Director of the Office on Violence Against Women.  Katie currently works as General Counsel for a private company and is a Senior Advisor for the America First Constitutional Litigation Center. Katie received her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and her Juris Doctor from The George Washington University.