Shi Ne Nielson (Chasing Life) will join Season 4 of The Fosters on Freeform in a recurring role.
Nielson will play Kate O’Brien, a very sharp and extremely capable public defender. Professional and caring, she is one of Stef’s (Teri Polo) friends. She’s regarded as one of the best public defenders in the department.
The Fosters follows a multi-ethnic family mix of adopted and biological teenage kids being raised by two moms. The Fosters returns to Freeform for its fourth season on January 31, 2017.