“Injustice anywhere is a Threat
to Justice Everywhere.”
-Martin Luther King, 1968
Criminal Defense
Information Center
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Information Center
Katherine Kent Farese
  • Associate Attorney






Katherine Farese is an associate attorney at Farese, Farese & Farese, P.A. in Ashland, Mississippi. She received a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Political Science, summa cum laude, from the University of Mississippi in 2016 and her Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2019. She served as the Executive Editor of the Mississippi Law Journal, Volume 88, and was selected by her peers in 2019 to receive Mississippi Law Journal Award, which is the highest award a third-year student can receive in this organization. She was also a member of Moot Court Board, Dean's Leadership Council, Women's Law Association, and Christian Legal Society. She was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society. She is licensed to practice law in the state of Mississippi, United States District Courts for the Northern District and Southern District of Mississippi, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2019
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 2019
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 2019


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 2019
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    • B.A. - 2016
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • The Mississippi Law Journal Award, 2018 - 2019
  • Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition, Best Oral Advocate, Best Brief, and Second Place, 2017 - 2018
  • Who's Who, 2018 - 2019
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Phi Delta Phi Honor Society