Katie Barlow

Katie Barlow

Katie is a journalist and former lawyer at a large international law firm in Washington, D.C. 

As a lawyer, she practiced white collar defense and civil litigation with a focus on the Anti-Terrorism Act. As a journalist, she has covered political campaigns, Capitol Hill with WTOP, and the Supreme Court with SCOTUSblog and NPR’s Nina Totenberg. She also co-founded Circuit Breaker, a website that provided news and information about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Katie loves breaking down complicated legal stories for our FOX 5 audience. You can find her out and about in the DMV reporting on the latest news on law and the powers that create and enforce it. Or you can find her in the studio distilling the week's headlines In the Courts on Sundays at 11:30 p.m.

She received dual degrees in political science and broadcast journalism from the University of Georgia and a J.D. from Georgetown Law. Katie is a longtime lover of Washington. You can often find her running down the mall with her pup or reading a book at a local haunt.

The latest from Katie Barlow

New details surrounding DC police investigation

As first reported by The Washington Post, the D.C. U.S. Attorney's Office says prosecutors are expected to dismiss dozens of gun and possession cases after learning about an investigation into seven Metropolitan Police officers who may not have been truthful in their reports.