Kathleen M. Banks

Katie Banks was born in Houston, Texas.  She received her Bachelor of Arts from Texas A&M University in College Station and her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center where she was an editor of the Houston Law Review.  In May 2013, Katie joined Christian, Smith & Jewell as a law clerk after her second year in law school.  Katie was made an associate upon receiving her JD in 2014.  Katie’s practice focuses primarily on business and commercial litigation.  Katie has also handled matters in the areas of construction law, bankruptcy, and employment law.


  • Bachelor of Arts: Texas A&M University in College Station
  • Juris Doctor: University of Houston Law Center

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association

Interests & Hobbies

Katie enjoys traveling and playing the piano.  She can often be found exploring Houston with her husband, Nick, and their cocker spaniel, Annie.


Kathleen M. Banks

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