Katherine Fontenot grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana and is thrilled to call Colorado home. Katherine began her legal career as a judicial clerk for the Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy at the 40th Judicial District Court in Edgard, Louisiana.
After her tenure at the courthouse, Katherine worked at a complex commercial litigation firm in Denver before following her passion to practice family law and joining Hulse Law Firm.
Katherine earned her Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University. She continued her education at Paul M. Hebert School of Law at Louisiana State University where she obtained both a Juris Doctor and a Graduate Degree in Civil Law.
Katherine was selected to join the Labor & Employment Moot Court team where she competed at the National Labor & Employment Moot Court Tournament each year. Katherine is a member of the Colorado State Bar Association and the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Katherine gained behind the scenes experience with family law matters during her judicial clerkship. She participated in many different kinds of cases, and was able to view matters from a judge’s perspective. Katherine acted as a mediator for individuals who came to court unrepresented, and helped them reach agreements by listening and patiently talking through issues.
Katherine volunteers in Denver assisting indigent individuals with divorces and custody matters, and is committed to helping individuals successfully navigate legal issues during some of the toughest times in their lives.
Katherine believes that all individuals going through difficult family matters deserve someone who will patiently listen and advise. She chose family law because it is client-centered and focuses on issues that truly matter in people’s lives. She desires to achieve the best resolution for her client and for the family through patience and understanding.
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