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Katherine M. Bennett

Associate
Portland
503.205.2574
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Katherine M. Bennett
Katherine M. Bennett
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About Katie

Katie Bennett represents clients in a wide variety of disputes in state and federal courts, and has experience representing clients in complicated, high-stakes litigation. She is adept at drafting pleadings, complex motions, and answers to discovery, as well as analyzing probable litigation outcomes. Katie has performed numerous client and expert witness interviews and has taken depositions of various fact and expert witnesses. Additionally, she has participated in mediations and pre-trial conferences.

For over two years, Katie served as an adjunct professor for the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, working with students to develop their understanding of fundamental trial skills. During law school, Katie was a member of the Civil Mock Trial Team and competed in multiple trial advocacy competitions across the nation where she had the opportunity to try cases in front of various federal judges.

Katie is presently admitted in Illinois and her admission to the Oregon State Bar Association is pending.

Services

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, cum laude, 2018
    • Dean’s List
    • Assistant Executive Director, Loyola Mock Trial Executive Board
  • B.A., Oregon State University, political science and communications, 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2018

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Outside the Office

After spending seven years in the Midwest, Katie spends most of her free time reacquainting herself with all the Pacific Northwest has to offer. A few of her favorite activities include hiking, wine tasting, and snow shoeing up at Mt. Hood.