Kara is an Associate in the Dallas office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She works on all aspects of employment-based immigration, including PERM labor certification applications, non-immigrant visa petitions, and immigrant visa petitions.

Kara began her career in immigration law as a Law Clerk and continued as an Immigration Assistant.  In her previous BAL positions, she assisted with non-immigrant visa petitions, immigrant visa petitions, and on-boarding new corporate clients. During law school, Kara served as a law clerk for the Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. She also clerked for Louisiana State Bar Association and Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, as a summer intern.

Education & Admissions

Southern University Law Center, Juris Doctorate
University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Bachelor’s in Political Science/Pre-Law
Admitted to: State Bar of Texas


Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
J.L. Turner Legal Association