About

KateColor200Katie D. Fletcher (“Kate”) graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics from the University of Warwick in England.  Kate attended Loyola University, Chicago School of Law and graduated cum laude with a J.D. and an LL.M. in Taxation.  Kate was Lead Articles Editor for the Loyola University Chicago School of Law Law Journal.

During law school Kate participated in a Low Income Federal Tax Law Clinic and interned with the Internal Revenue Service, Appeals – Midsize Business and IRS Chief Counsel’s Office – Individual and Small Business.  During law school Kate wrote “In Re: Simmons, A Case for Transgender Marriage Recognition” which was subsequently published in the Loyola Law Journal.

Kate is licensed and admitted to practice law in Virginia, Illinois and California.  Kate is also admitted to the Federal Court in the Northern District of Illinois and is authorized to practice law in the United States Tax Court.

Kate is a Past-President of the National LGBT Bar Association and also served as Treasurer and Law Student Division Representative.  She remains an active member of the National LGBT Bar.

Prior to law school Kate was a pilot with a major airline but was furloughed after the September 11th attacks.  Kate attended law school while on furlough.  Kate manages her multi-state practice from Virginia.

Kate practice focuses on Estate Planning, Taxpayer Representation before the IRS, Transgender Law and is of counsel to a law firm with a Drone Law practice.

Education:
LL.M. Taxation – Loyola University Chicago School of Law – 2007
J.D. cum laude – Loyola University Chicago School of Law – 2007
B.Sc. (Hons) Economics – University of Warwick – 1987