Kate B. Stoker Worford

Professor of the Practice of Law

  • Faculty

What I do

Legal Writing Specialist


legal writing; academic support

Professional Biography

Kate Stoker is the Legal Writing Specialist for the Academic Achievement Program. Before joining DU, Prof. Stoker practiced in the business and tax departments at Holme Roberts & Owen LLP (now Bryan Cave LLP) in Denver for 11 years. While in private practice, she served for several years as a governing council member of the Health Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association and co-editor of the Section’s newsletter. She is the author of two articles in The Colorado Lawyer: “Control and Accountability of the Nonprofit Corporation” (March 1995) and “H.B. 94-1193: Health Care Purchasing Reform” (December 1994). She has also served as an officer and director of several nonprofit organizations. Prof. Stoker received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A. in Journalism/Mass Communication and Political Science from the University of Iowa. During law school, she was a teaching assistant in the legal research and writing program and Articles Editor of The Journal of Law & Politics.


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 1985
  • BA, Journalism/Mass Communication and Political Science, University of Iowa, 1981

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Attorney registration

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Legal Writing Specialists
  • Association of Academic Support Educators
  • Legal Writing Institute
  • Colorado Bar Association