Kara is an experienced litigator who has tried over a dozen cases and argued before appellate courts. She works closely with clients to develop and execute a winning strategy.

Her areas of focus are real estate litigation, including commercial landlord-tenant disputes, as well as fiduciary litigation, representing clients in trust, estate, and closely-held business disputes.

Kara truly delights in the success of her clients, aiming to always litigate with thoughtfulness, creativity, and pragmatism.



  • Prior to joining Fredrikson, Kara worked at the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office in both the Child Protection Division and Complex Financial Crimes Division.



  • Washington University in St. Louis, J.D., 2018, magna cum laude
  • Tufts University, B.A., 2014, cum laude


  • Minnesota, 2018


  • Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2018-2019


  • North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2023
  • Order of the Coif, 2018
  • Wiley Rutledge Outstanding Brief and Oral Advocate Award, 2017

Civic & Professional

Professional Activities

  • Washington University Law Review, Editor-In-Chief, 2017-2018
  • Appellate Law Clinic, Student Attorney, 2017
  • American Constitution Society, Co-President, 2016-2017


  • Women's Business Development Center, Certification Committee Member, 2024-present
  • Children’s Law Center of Minnesota, Volunteer Attorney, 2023-present
  • Minneapolis Foundation Fourth Generation, Fundraising Committee Co-Chair, 2020-2022

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