Cathy has more than 40 years of paralegal experience, primarily in the area of litigation.  She has significant experience with large and complex litigation cases.

With her extensive knowledge as a paralegal, Cathy has also been a presenter on litigation, leadership, technology, ethics, regulation, and other issues relating to the paralegal profession. She has been an Indiana Registered Paralegal (IRP) since 2015. 


  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Indiana Paralegal Association (2020)

  • Affiliate Member Award, Indiana State Bar Association (2011)

  • Associate Distinguished Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation (2010)

  • Outstanding Board Member, Indiana Paralegal Association (2006)

  • Paralegal of the Year Award, Indianapolis Bar Association (2003, 2005)

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  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

    Bachelor's degree in paralegal studies

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association

    Past chair, Affiliate Membership Committee (2018-2020)
    Past vice-chair, Legal Ethics Committee (2017-2019)
    Past vice-chair, Long Range Planning Committee (2015-2017)
    Past vice-chair, Affiliate Membership Committee (2003-2010)

  • Indianapolis Bar Association

    Past chair, Paralegal Committee (2001-2003)

  • Indiana Paralegal Association

    Past president (2005-2007)

  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations


  • Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Paralegal Advisory Board

    Member (1989-present)
    Past president