A human centered designer and lawyer, Cat coaches and consults with Start Here HQ clients in workflow design, communication strategy, change management, and work/life alignment. Practicing law since 1998, she co-founded the first all-woman, paperless, tech-driven firm in Tennessee in 2006. Since then, Cat has combined project management, kanban, technology, and design thinking to help lawyers leverage their superpowers and create practices that align purpose, profitability, and passion.
Cat teaches (legal) design thinking and Agile project management at Vanderbilt Law School, her alma mater, and co-organizes the Music City Legal Hackers group. She regularly contributes to the ABA’s Legal Technology Today blog, writing there and elsewhere about legal technology, blockchain, kanban and Agile project management, design thinking, and work/life alignment.
As a certified Legal Project Practitioner, Cat holds the only internationally-recognized designation as an experienced practitioner and consultant in legal project management and through LPM Alignment offers the only globally-recognized training for LPM certification in North America.
Based out of Nashville, Cat travels the world helping lawyers hone their unique superpowers through one-on-one coaching, workshops, and consulting.