Kate Sokolova joined Sanders and Parks as an associate to the firm’s civil litigation and insurance defense practice in February of 2020.
Prior to joining Sanders and Parks, Kate participated in an international and multicultural education beginning from Westminster International University in Uzbekistan. Fluent in Russian and English, Kate practiced as a commercial attorney prior to beginning her American legal studies.
Kate obtained her Juris Doctors degree at the Arizona James E. Rogers College of law in 2015, graduating cum laude. After passing the bar that same year, Kate continued her education at Duke School of Law, pursuing an L.L.M. degree with an emphasis on the legal support of startup ventures and investment financing. As part of her L.L.M., Kate provided legal aid to a startup company, helping it with both general and startup specific legal operations.
Following her graduation from Duke, Kate spent a year clerking for a Pima County Superior Court Judge, Honorable Sarah Simmons. She then moved on to practice at a small plaintiff’s firm, representing clients in Phoenix and Illinois in cases involving complex issues and various aspects of law.