Katherine Dittmeier Holm practices immigration and nationality law, including family-based immigration, removal, and naturalization cases. Additionally, she handles state-court post-conviction litigation, appeals, and misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases. Ms. Dittmeier Holm is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and a member of the Louisville Bar Association.
Ms. Dittmeier Holm began her career as an advocate at the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy in the Post-Conviction Unit. As a criminal defense lawyer, she litigated post-conviction challenges to state-court judgments and claims of actual innocence for capital and non-capital clients in state circuit and appellate courts and before the federal courts on petitions for writs of habeas corpus. As a result, Ms. Dittmeier Holm has experience not only in criminal law but high-stakes litigation, advanced appellate practice, and working as a tenacious advocate in challenging cases.
Ms. Dittmeier Holm majored in History and Political Science at Western Kentucky University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2005. She earned her law degree from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 2008, where she was a published member of the Journal of Law and Education, competed on two mock trial teams, and served as an extern with the Kentucky Innocence Project.
Ms. Dittmeier Holm lives in Louisville with her husband and children. She immensely enjoys getting to know clients from all over the world and helping them navigate and resolve legal issues that are deeply important and personal to them and their families.