Karis is Native American part of the Navajo and Choctaw Nations. She received her undergraduate degree from North Georgia College. Early on, she developed an interest in law. After graduation she received her Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School. She was barred in the State of New Mexico in 2003, District of New Mexico and in 2005 she became barred with the Navajo Nation.
After being barred, she began her career working for the Navajo Nation where her time was spent exclusively in the federal court system. More recently, Karis began a new journey working in State District Courts practicing family law. She enjoys this area of law in assisting families and loved ones receive the best legal services and representation that the firm can offer. She is committed to each client from the beginning to end.
Karis has been with Jay Goodman and Associates since June, 2020 focused primarily in the Family Law Section of the firm.