Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate

  • Federal Criminal Defense

  • Civil Litigation

  • Media & First Amendment

Katie is an associate of the firm. She is licensed to practice in North Dakota state and federal courts. Katie is a member of the State Bar Association and the Big Muddy Bar Association. Prior to joining the firm, Katie clerked for the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers of the North Dakota Supreme Court. 


Katie received her juris doctor, cum laude, from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 2021. While in law school, Katie was the Outside Articles Editor and Symposium Co-Editor for the North Dakota Law Review, a teaching assistant for Lawyering Skills, and was actively involved in Moot Court and Law Women's Caucus. Katie was inducted into the Order of the Barristers upon graduation. 

Katie was raised in Bismarck, ND and attended Bismarck High School. She received an associate of arts degree from Bismarck State College, where she was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper. Katie received her bachelor of science in professional communication from Valley City State University.

In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband, Deon Paulson, and their two dogs. Katie also holds a real estate salesperson license and writes monthly columns for the Bismarck Tribune.