Kara is a member of the firm’s Business & Commercial and Trusts & Estates practice groups. Her practice includes estate and tax planning, trust and estate administration, real estate law, entity formation, and business and succession planning.

Kara received her Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law in 2016 with high distinction. While attending law school, Kara was a law clerk for two years at Baylor Evnen, a graduate assistant for the UNL Athletic Department, and served as Reviewing Editor of the Nebraska Law Review.

Kara received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with highest distinction with a major in Psychology and minors in Sociology, English, and Political Science. During her undergraduate years, Kara was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority, Omicron Delta Kappa, College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Scholar Society, and Honors Program. She received the UNL Outstanding Leadership Award in 2012.

Kara grew up in Grand Island, Nebraska and is the ultimate Husker fan for all sports as she was a member of the Nebraska Cheer Squad for all four of her undergraduate years. When not supporting the Huskers, Kara enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Admitted to practice in: State of Nebraska, United States District Court, District of Nebraska; United States Tax Court

Juris Doctor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law with high distinction, 2016
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln with highest distinction, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Young Lawyers Division
  • Nebraska State Bar Association: Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Secretary
  • Lincoln Probate Discussion Group
  • Lincoln Estate Planning Council

Special Distinctions

  • Nebraska Law Review, served as Reviewing Editor (2015-2016)
  • CALI Awards for Excellence: Torts, Family Law, Advanced Legal Research
  • McGrath North Excellence in Legal Writing Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Chancellor’s Scholar
  • Theodore C. Sorensen Public Service Award

Area(s) of Practice
Business & Commercial Law
Trusts & Estates
Real Estate

Contact Info
1248 O STREET, SUITE 600
p: 402.475.1075
f: 402.475.9515
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