Ms. Dukes graduated with a degree in kinesiology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She went on to attend the University of Denver School of Law, graduating in the top ten percent of her class. As an undergraduate, Katy was a sprinter on the University of Colorado track team, where she patented a training device for starting blocks, signaling her future interest in the legal field. After graduating law school, Katy spent several years in the healthcare field, before acting as general contractor on the renovation of a fire station into a brewery and later entering the legal profession. The extensive life experience she gained, combined with her legal background, has been especially helpful for clients looking to start their own business or negotiate a commercial lease. Katy enjoys time with her husband, Shannon, and their two dogs, AJ and Dempsey. She and Shannon enjoy gardening, camping, skiing and riding their bikes.