Staff Attorney Katie Buckner uses her versatile skill set to provide legal representation for nonprofits. Prior to joining the Charitable Allies team in 2021, Katie worked in insurance defense, where she defended third-party tort claims against insureds and first-party contract claims against insurers. She also worked in franchise law, interned with the Indiana Solicitor General, and advised college students on a range of issues through Indiana University Student Legal Services.

Katie earned her bachelor’s degree at Cedarville University before attending Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She attends College Park Church with her husband and loves exploring the outdoors, especially national parks.