Katherine V. Charles graduated from The City College of the City University of New York in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Black Studies and a Minor in Psychology, with a concentration in Political Science. Shortly after graduation, Katherine attended New England Law |Boston where she graduated in 2015. While in law school, she held various leadership positions including, but not limited to, President of the Black Law Students Association Chapter, Assistant Editor-in-Chief of the Due Process Legal Paper and Mentor to incoming students.
Her dedication to both community involvement and academia led her to receive the following awards during law school: Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association's Honorable Reginald Lindsay's Public Service and New England Law Boston's Dean Timothy J. Cronin Memorial Award. From her adolescent years in community-oriented organizations to most recently serving as a New York State prosecutor, Katherine remains devoted to representing the public, ensuring that the judicial system is effectively working on their behalf.