Katherine G. Howard
Katherine earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she graduated first in her class. After graduation, Katherine clerked for the Honorable Jill A. Pryor of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Katherine also worked for several years as an appellate attorney in the Office of the Federal Defender for the Middle District of Florida, where she obtained multiple reversals for her clients. Katherine has argued appeals in the Second and Eleventh Circuits.
During law school, Katherine served as an articles editor for the Georgia Law Review and was a teaching assistant for Contracts and Constitutional Law. She participated in the Criminal Defense Practicum and the Capital Assistance Project, assisting in the defense of individuals facing capital charges. Katherine also interned at the popular U.S. Supreme Court news site SCOTUSblog, where she tracked notable petitions for certiorari filed in the Court.
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Before law school, Katherine worked for a local nonprofit where she helped residents weatherize their homes.
- University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
- Honors: summa cum laude
- University of Georgia
- Honors: cum laude
- New York
- Note, You Have the Right to Free Speech: Retaliatory Arrest and the Pretext of Probable Cause, 51 GA. L. REV. 607 (2017)
- Order of the Coif
- Jesse and Dan MacDougald Memorial Award for First Honor Graduate
- Isaac Meinhard Award for Highest Academic Average
- Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellowship
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law I, Constitutional Law II, Evidence, Legal Research and Writing
- New York State Bar Association