Kathy has experience representing companies and individuals during all stages of criminal and regulatory proceedings, from investigation through post-appeal remedies.  While assisting clients with government investigations, Kathy has developed extensive knowledge of Arizona’s public-records laws, other laws governing public entities and officials, and corporate deferred prosecution agreements.  Kathy’s work also has a focus on anti-money-laundering regulations.  Kathy has particular experience in criminal appeals, other post-conviction proceedings, and special appellate actions, and serves on the District of Arizona Criminal Justice Act appellate panel.  In addition to handling complex commercial litigation, Kathy represents individual plaintiffs in personal injury, civil rights, and insurance bad faith litigation. Before joining the Arizona Justice Project, Kathy worked at Osborn Maledon and was a law clerk to Justice Andrew D. Hurwitz of the Arizona Supreme Court.  Kathy is a member of the Ethics Committee of the Arizona State Bar. Kathy is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and previously served as president-elect and chair of the amicus and rules committee for the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice.  She has worked as a recorder for Arizona Town Hall and is a graduate of the Arizona State Bar’s Leadership Institute.  Kathy was recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers as a “rising star” in general litigation for 2012-2013.  Since 2013, Best Lawyers in America has identified Kathy as one of the “Best Lawyers” in Phoenix for criminal defense.