Originally from New Orleans, Kathy E. Roux graduated from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. While in law school, she was elected Freshman Class Representative and appointed Ombudsman for LSU’s Student Government Association. She won 1st place for the Southern Region in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court competition, and was chosen to represent LSU in the National Moot Court competition.
After graduation, she began working for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services in New Orleans, practicing poverty law. While there, her practice areas included Consumer Bankruptcy, Consumer Protection, Housing Law, and the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. During this time, she co-authored the Consumer Chapter of the Louisiana Legal Services & Pro Bono Desk Manual for 2001 and 2005. She served on committees for the Louisiana State Bar Association, including Chair of the Taxation Section Pro Bono Committee and Co-Chair of the Health Directives Committee. She was also active in the Louis A. Martinet Society, and is currently a member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation.
After Hurricane Katrina, she and her family permanently relocated to Texas. She obtained her Texas license in June, 2006, and now has a solo practice in the areas of Elder Law, Guardianship, and Wills/Probate/Trusts. She also has a general civil practice that includes Consumer Protection, Family Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, Immigration, and IRS Tax Controversies. For several years, she served as an ad litem representing mentally ill clients in Tarrant County while gaining valuable litigation experience.
She is currently a member of the U. S. Supreme Court. She is also a member of U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, All State Courts for Louisiana, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and All State Courts for Texas. She is a certified ad litem and certified mediator by the State Bar of Texas.