Justice Kathryn H. King


EDUCATION:

J.D., University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 2006

            Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, Note and Comment Editor

B.A., Duke University, 2003

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Justice, Arizona Supreme Court, July 2021 – Present
Partner, BurnsBarton PLC, September 2017 – July 2021
Deputy General Counsel, Office of Governor Doug Ducey, January 2015 – September 2017
Attorney, Snell & Wilmer LLP, August 2006 – August 2007; August 2008 – January 2015

Law Clerk, Arizona Supreme Court Justice Michael D. Ryan, August 2007 – August 2008

Legal Fellow, U.S. Senator Jon Kyl (AZ), January 2005 – May 2005

Legal Extern, U.S. District Court Judge Earl Carroll (AZ), Summer 2004

 

SELECTED COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE:
Regent, Arizona Board of Regents, 2020 – 2021
Member, Arizona Civil Rights Advisory Board, 2016 – 2020 (Vice Chair 2019 – 2020)

United States Ninth Circuit Civics Contest, Volunteer Judge, 2018 and 2020

University of Arizona Law College Association Board of Directors, 2009 – 2015

Arizona Town Hall Recorder, 2010

Catholic Charities Community Services, Life Skills Trainer, 2006 - 2008

Board of Directors, Pima County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Support Council, 2004-2006

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Selected for inclusion in Southwest Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, 2021

Selected for inclusion in Southwest Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition, Employment & Labor, 2013 – 2015

Volunteer Lawyers Program, Consumer Litigator of the Year Award for pro bono representation, 2011

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:

Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Member, 2007 – 2009; 2015 – 2017; 2020 – Present

The Federalist Society, Member, 2017 – Present
Arizona State Bar, Member, 2006 – Present
Arizona State Bar, Member of the Executive Council, Employment & Labor Law Section, 2017 – 2020

Arizona State Bar, Member of the CLE Committee, Employment & Labor Law Section, 2012 – 2017

Presenter at State Bar CLE and other legal education programs