Catherine (“Katie”) E. Tucker
Catherine (“Katie”) Tucker is a member of the personal injury and auto no-fault team of attorneys at the Sinas Dramis Law Firm. She concentrates her practice on personal injury law, including representing patients and medical providers in disputes with insurance companies over the payment of PIP benefits under the Michigan Auto No-Fault Law.
Katie has been practicing law since 2012. In March 2016, she was honored with the Ingham County Bar Association’s (ICBA) 2016 “Top 5 Under 35 Award,” given annually to five Ingham County young lawyers in recognition of their talents, skills, professionalism and civility in the profession. Katie also currently serves president of ICBA’s Young Lawyers Section (YLS) and as an ex officio member of the Ingham County Bar Association and the Ingham County Bar Foundation (ICBF). She is also president of the Mid-Michigan Chapter of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM).
Born and raised in East Lansing, Katie earned her undergraduate degree, with high honor, in Economics from Michigan State University and her law degree, magna cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law. While in law school, she received an Academic Excellence Scholarship and several Jurisprudence Achievement Awards, and also served as the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Animal & Natural Resource Law.
Outside the law, Katie is an active member of her church and volunteers her time for the St. John Food Cupboard and the Haven House.
Ingham County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Section, board member & immediate past president (2015-2016)
Ingham County Bar Association Board of Directors – ex officio member (2015-2016)
Ingham County Bar Foundation – ex officio member
Women Lawyers Association of Michigan – Mid-Michigan Chapter, president (2016-2017)
Coordinated No-Fault Benefits: No More Payment Delays For Medical Providers — Detroit Legal News (December 26, 2016); Grand Rapids Legal News (December 28, 2016); Muskegon County Legal News (December 30, 2016); Michigan Lawyers Weekly (January 6, 2017)
“Top 5 Under 35” Award – Ingham County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, 2016
Academic Excellence Scholarship – Michigan State University College of Law
Jurisprudence Achievement Award – Research, Writing & Advocacy – Michigan State University College of Law
Jurisprudence Achievement Award – Family Law – Michigan State University College of Law
Jurisprudence Achievement Award – Labor Arbitration – Michigan State University College of Law
B.A., Economics, with high honor – Michigan State University
J.D., magna cum laude – Michigan State University College of Law