Oregon State Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association
Multnomah Bar Association
University of Oregon, B.A. (2002)
Willamette University College of Law, J.D. (2011)
An Oregon native, Kara grew up mostly in the Willamette Valley and on the coast. Her undergraduate degree is in journalism. Prior to law school, she worked as a writer and copy editor for newspapers, including The Oregonian. Although she stayed close to home for college and law school, she traveled to Europe to study international law. She also studied at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa Richardson School of Law. Kara lives with her family in Southwest Portland. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her young son.