Boren named partner effective January 1, 2021
Ziemer Stayman Weitzel & Shoulders, LLP (ZSWS) is pleased to announce the continued growth of our firm with the promotion of our colleague L. Katherine “Katie” Boren. Katie was named partner effective January 1, 2021.
Katie is a litigator whose practice focuses 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 proceedings. She also provides legal services and representation to the City of Evansville.
Katie is an Evansville native. She earned her undergraduate degree in social work, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern Indiana. Katie went on to earn her law degree, summa cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2010. While in law school, she served as an editor for The Indiana Law Review and received numerous honors and awards, including the National Attorneys’ Title Assurance Fund Award and the Faculty Prize.
Prior to joining ZSWS, Katie spent several years working as a judicial clerk to 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.
Katie was recently elected to serve as the Eighth District Representative to the Indiana State Bar Association Board of Governors. Katie also serves on the board of the EVSC Foundation and she is the co-chair of the Evansville Bar Association’s Women in Law section.