A 20-year veteran prosecutor, with more than 15-years’ experience in prosecuting workers’ compensation fraud; Kate was promoted to Supervisor of the Kern County District Attorney’s Office White Collar Crime Unit in August 2021. As a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, she employs an outside-the-box approach to the investigation and prosecution of organized fraud patterns. In her role as a vertical prosecutor, Kate has shepherded cases ranging from lay-ownership and corporate practice of medicine to the misuse of physician assistants from idea to conviction. Having spent more than 100 days in trial for provider fraud, she enjoys sharing her practical experiences, both good and bad, with others engaged in the anti- fraud fight. Kate, a graduate of Mount St. Mary’s College and Pepperdine University School of Law, is licensed to practice in California and Minnesota.