B.S.W., 1997, University of Kansas J.D., 2001, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law LL.M., 2007, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Kathryn Banks graduated from University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Social Work in 1997. She continued her education with a Juris Doctorate at University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 2001. In 2007, she attained her Master of Laws at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is currently the legal services director at Voices for Children, an advocacy group for underrepresented children in St. Louis. Prior to Voices for Children, she was an assistant public defender, specializing in child and family advocacy.