Kara is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist, and has practiced exclusively in family law since 2001. Kara has acted in a wide range of family law matters including complex property proceedings involving third parties, international interests, significant farming and commercial endeavours and complex parenting proceedings.
Kara’s work is recognized as consistently achieving positive outcomes for her clients at trial, and more often by agreement without litigation.
Kara has been recognised for a number of years as a leading Queensland Family Law Practitioner by the Doyle’s Review of Australian Lawyers, and in 2015 was named as the only female Preeminent Family Lawyer in the Toowoomba and Darling Downs region.
Kara is a member of the Queensland Law Society Family Law Accreditation Committee, which is the committee that facilitates the specialist accreditation of family lawyers in Queensland. Kara is also a member of the panel of Independent Children’s Lawyers in Queensland and is routinely appointed to represent the interests of children in parenting proceedings in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court. Locally Kara is an active member of the local Law Association, and a member of the University of Southern Queensland Law Faculty Advisory Committee.
Kara’s firm, one of the leading Toowoomba Law Practices was listed as the only First Tier Family Law Firm in the 2015 by the independent Doyle’s Review, as one of Queensland’s best law firms.