overview

Kara earned her law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in December 2011. In June 2009, she completed her undergraduate education at the University of Florida with a double major in English and Public Relations. As a law student, Kara co-founded the Family Law Society and served as a member of the Student Bar Association and Moot Court Honor Board. In February 2011, Kara ranked as a quarter-finalist oral advocate at the Charleston Moot Court Competition.

From 2010 through 2011, she served as the Pro-Bono Director and Vice President of the Family Law Society. In 2011, Kara handled hearings with the school’s deans on student violations of the honor code as a peer-elected 3L Honor Court Justice. Prior to becoming a licensed attorney in 2012, she received extensive internship experience in personal injury, family, and criminal law. Once licensed, she worked as a PIP insurance defense attorney for two-and-a-half years in Jacksonville, prior to joining our team.

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Credentials

Education

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, FL (J.D., 2011)
    Moot Court Honor Board, Student Bar Association, Family Law Society, Family Law Section, Florida Coastal 3L Honor Court Justice
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (B.S., 2009)
    President and Founder of Student Government's Young Leaders Conference, awarded organization of the year in 2008; Vice President of Mortar Board Honor Society; Student Government Productions; Delta Gamma event coordinator and Honor Court Member

Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2012

Certifications / Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper First Party Practice Group, Member
  • Kubicki Draper PIP / SIU Practice Group, Member
  • Jacksonville Area Defense Counsel, Member
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Medical Claims Defense Network
  • Screen Actors Guild

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Delta Gamma
Presentations

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Solicitation and Brokering," Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC), 2018
  • "PIP Hot Topics and Trends," Progressive, 2016
  • “Corporate Representative Depositions," Assurance America, 2016
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  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials
  • Presentations

locations

Miami

Miami Office

25 West Flagler Street, Penthouse
Miami, FL 33130

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Miami-Dade

Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Monroe
Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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Broward
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 1800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Indian River | Martin | Okeechobee | Palm Beach | Saint Lucie

Tampa

Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Hernando | Hillsborough | Manatee | Pasco | Pinellas | Polk | Sarasota
Orlando

Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Brevard | Highlands | Orange | Osceola | Seminole
Ocala

Ocala Office

101 Southwest 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34471

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Alachua | Citrus | Dixie | Gilchrist | Lake | Levy | Marion | Putnam | Sumter | Volusia
Jacksonville

Jacksonville Office

76 South Laura Street, Suite 1400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Baker | Bradford | Clay | Columbia | Duval | Flagler | Hamilton | Nassau | Saint Johns | Union
Pensacola

Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Escambia | Holmes | Okaloosa | Santa Rosa | Walton

Tallahassee

Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Bay | Calhoun | Franklin | Gadsden | Gulf | Jackson | Jefferson | Leon | Liberty | Wakulla | Washington | Madison | Lafayette | Taylor 

Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 401
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Charlotte | Collier | DeSoto | Glades | Hardee | Hendry | Lee

Mobile

Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, Alabama 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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Baldwin | Washington | Clarke | Escambia | Covington | Geneva | Houston | Henry |  Dale | Coffee | Barbour | Pike |Crenshaw | Butler  | Monroe | Clarke | Choctaw | Wilcox | Bullock | Russell

Seattle

Seattle Office

800 5th Avenue, Suite 4100
Seattle, WA 98104

T: 206.453.3030 F: 206.829.9046

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King | Pierce | Snohomish 

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In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 100 attorneys.

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Our team knows return clients are the life blood of any law firm and this is why we ensure client satisfaction by an exacting attention to service and quality.  Client service coupled with a spectacular work ethic, makes our team hard to beat.

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In response to the growing needs of its clients, the firm began expanding in the early 1980's and today is a diverse full-service law firm providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services.

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Kubicki Draper enjoys a national reputation for expertise in the handling of complex, high stakes litigation matters, as well as, appellate, general commercial and real estate practice.

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With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and other key points in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama and Mississipi, our firm is familiar to every venue statewide and will never get home-teamed.

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