Kara began working at Chivers Carpenter as a summer student during law school and then went on to article with the firm in 2004. Kara became a partner in 2011. Kara has participated in numerous Labour Board and Arbitration hearings and has written legal opinions and briefs on a wide variety of topics. She has also appeared before the Appeals Commission and frequently makes submissions to the WCB. She has given presentations at conferences and seminars on such topics as personal appearance in the workplace, the wearing of union insignia, social networking, harassment in the workplace and the history of women in the trade union movement in Canada.
Kara has always been interested in practising in the area of labour as she comes from a family with a rich trade union background.
Her interests include reading, golf, her dog, crafts and watching the Calgary Flames!
- Admitted to the Bar of Alberta – 2005
- LLB University of Calgary, 2004
- B.A. in Canadian History – University of Calgary, 2001
- Chair, Labour and Employment Section, CBA North
- Member, Privacy Law Section, CBA North
Volunteer and Community Involvement
- Guide Leader for the Girl Guides of Canada
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