Catherine Redlingshafer was born and raised in Kansas City. In 2014, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Denver, majoring in Political Science and Strategic Communications with a minor in History. Before starting law school, Cassie worked as an au pair in Australia. During her 1L summer, she interned for Justice Monica Márquez on the Colorado Supreme Court and performed research for Professor John Copeland Nagle. Cassie enjoys traveling, hiking, and the board game Risk.