Katy is originally from Centerville, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah in 2003 with a degree in psychology. She received her law degree from the Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California in 2007, where she also served on the law review. Upon graduating from law school, she moved to Illinois where she practiced for five years in the areas of estate planning, contracts and business succession.

Katy has called Nevada home for several years now and continues to practice in estate planning, trust administration and business matters. She is licensed in Illinois and Nevada.