Katherine Obando has been licensed to practice law in the State of Texas since November 2017 and obtained her law degree from Texas A&M University School of Law in May of 2017.
While Katherine was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, her family moved to Austin when she was 11 years old and she considers herself an “Austinite.” Katherine’s family is originally from Nicaragua and she completely fluent in the Spanish language giving her the opportunity to represent Spanish speaking clientele as the need arises.
Katherine graduated from St. Edwards University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology. While at St. Edward’s University, Katherine was Vice President of Phi Alpha Delta and a Student Ambassador for the school serving as a mentor for incoming students. Additionally, Katherine spent a year interning at the Travis County, District Attorney’s office. Katherine is an active member of the community and has volunteered her time with organizations like Habitat for Humanity and American Civil Liberties Union.
During Katherine’s period at A&M Law, she was a member of the Hispanic Student Bar Association and continued to be a Student Ambassador but now as a proud member of the Aggie family. Gig ‘em! Additionally, Katherine served as a student attorney for the Texas A&M University’s Family Law and Veteran Benefits clinic on a pro-bono basis and helped families of low income with their legal problems.
When Katherine is not working you can catch her enjoying wine, watching baseball or basketball games, and hanging out with her goddaughter.