L. Katherine Boren


Posted on May 11, 2018

Katie Boren focuses her practice on appeals in both state and federal courts.  Katie also represents businesses and individuals at the trial court level in a wide range of matters, including commercial and employment disputes, medical malpractice defense, and domestic matters.  Katie also provides a wide variety of legal services to the City of Evansville.

Katie, an Evansville native, received her Bachelor of Social Work, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern Indiana.  Upon graduating from USI, Katie worked as a counselor and legal advocate for victims of domestic violence.  Katie went on to earn her law degree, summa cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.  During law school, Katie was an editor for The Indiana Law Review and authored a published article on construction law and federal accessibility requirements.  She was also a Constitutional Law Fellow for the Dean’s Tutorial Society and a judicial extern in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.  Katie was selected as the recipient of several honors and awards during law school, including the National Attorneys’ Title Assurance Fund Award, the Judge John Ryan Scholarship, the John J. Dillon Memorial Scholarship, and the Faculty Prize.

Prior to joining ZSWS, Katie clerked for three different judges of the Court of Appeals of Indiana:  the Honorable Paul D. Mathias, the Honorable Ezra H. Friedlander, and Honorable Robert R. Altice, Jr.  Katie is a regular presenter on topics relating to appellate practice.  She was also selected as member of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Leadership Development Academy Class of 2020.


Professional Associations

  • Evansville Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • State of Indiana
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Community Involvement

  • Member, Cedar Hall Community School Site Council
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Board of Governors Eighth District Representative
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Leadership Development Academy