Kate is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. She has experience handling all aspects of litigation from initial investigation, discovery, and strategic motion practice through trial and appeals. She has successfully tried cases to verdict in Nebraska and Iowa and defended orders granting her client summary judgment on appeal to the Eighth Circuit. Prior to joining Baylor Evnen, Kate worked at a private law firm defending companies in various litigation including personal injury, employment discrimination and retaliation, and real property matters. During law school, she clerked at a Fortune 200 company providing her with an understanding of handling litigation in the best interest of her clients.

Kate grew up in Omaha and currently lives in Lincoln with her husband and son. Outside of the office, she enjoys all Husker sports, running, traveling, and promoting causes that support diversity and inclusion.

Admitted to practice in: State of Nebraska, State of Iowa, United States District Courts, District of Nebraska, Northern District of Iowa, Southern District of Iowa; United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Juris Doctor, University of Nebraska College of Law, 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics, Rockhurst University, summa cum laude, 2008

Professional Affiliations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Robert Van Pelt American Inn of Court
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association

Special Distinctions

  • CALI Awards for Excellence: Torts, Clinical Practice-Civil Clinic
  • Outstanding Civil Clinic Student
  • Chief Standing Bear Scholarship Recipient

Community Service

  • Co-Chair of 2044 Advisory Committee for the University of Nebraska College of Law
  • YWCA Mission and Advocacy Committee
  • 100s of Women Who Care Lincoln

Area(s) of Practice
Employment Law

Contact Info
1248 O STREET, SUITE 600
p: 402.475.1075
f: 402.475.9515
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