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Kate Murtaugh

Kate Murtaugh - A Successful Wisconsin Lawyer

About Kate Murtaugh

An experienced criminal defense attorney, Kate Murtaugh represents clients through the Gionis Law Office, a law firm operating out of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. In this role, she prepares motions, conducts conferences with prosecuting attorneys, and negotiates plea deals. In addition to her criminal defense practice, Kate Murtaugh assists individuals with family law cases regarding paternity and divorce. She also helps people create wills and health care powers of attorney.

Before beginning her career in law, Ms. Murtaugh studied at American University in Washington, D.C., where she graduated with a BA in international relations and subsequently earned her MA in international peace and conflict resolution. She then studied law at Hamline University, where she earned her JD and was awarded a certificate in dispute resolution.

Active within her community, Kate Murtaugh volunteers with and donates to the United Methodist Church. Additionally, she maintains affiliation with the American Bar Association and the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Work experience

Jan 2008Present


Gionis Law Office


Jan 2005Jan 2008


Hamline University
Jan 2001Jan 2003


American University
Jan 1999Jan 2001


American University