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Kara has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Purdue University Fort Wayne and has received her Paralegal Certificate from Ivy Tech. She will graduate in May 2021 with an Associate Degree from Ivy Tech in Paralegal Studies.

Kara started at Patterson Law in January 2021 as an intern through the Ivy Tech Paralegal Studies program. Since that time, she has stayed on full-time as a legal assistant, and now paralegal.  Kara is extremely professional, detail-oriented, great at multi-tasking, and willing to take on any project at our office.  Prior to working at Patterson Law, Kara spent 7 years working in the mental health field, and that experience has been extremely helpful in assisting our clients.

Kara is married and spends her time outdoors as much as possible. She enjoys kayaking on the local rivers, camping, and traveling. She is a lifelong soccer player and fan. Her favorite team is the U.S. Women’s National Team.