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Cathie J. Cave

Senior Probate Paralegal

Cathie is a paralegal at Pearson Bollman Law, working in the probate practice area. During her paralegal career, Cathie has worked in both large and small law firms, mostly in the probate practice area, with a brief sojourn into the workers’ compensation practice area. Cathie brings nearly 16 years of experience working in probate to the firm’s probate practice area.

Upon graduation from high school, Cathie began a challenging military service journey in the Active Army. Prior to moving to Iowa in 1994, Cathie worked full-time for the Illinois Army National Guard. After a brief period of inactive service, she continued her military service part-time with the Iowa Army National Guard. She continued to serve as a citizen-soldier until her retirement in 2004. Cathie began her pursuit of higher education in 1997, when she decided on a career in the legal arena.


Cathie graduated from Des Moines Area Community College with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Legal Assistant studies. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Arts degree in Organization and Technical studies from Grandview College in 2002.