Kara M. Carper

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Kara Carper has years of concentrated experience in handling all types of first-party insurance defense cases and Personal Injury Protection litigation. Kara is well-versed in handling fraud and material misrepresentation claims, both in litigation and at the pre-suit stage through Examinations Under Oath, as she has been engaged in project work arising out of the Special Investigative Units of several major insurance carriers since 2008.  In addition, Kara is experienced in handling vehicle theft and all variety of property damage claims, including glass claims.

Kara prides herself on providing detail-oriented, personalized service to her clients.  Kara personally handles each case in order to identify issues and outline the litigation plan in the early stages in an effort to provide cost-effective defense to her clients.

Kara was born and raised in Northwest Indiana, and moved to Florida in 2007. She received her B.A. from Purdue University in 2003 and then attained her J.D. from Valparaiso University in 2006. During her second year of law school, she participated in a study-abroad program at Cambridge University, England taking courses in International Law and Economics. During her third year of law school, she clerked for Superior Court Judge Stephen King. She became licensed to practice in Indiana in 2006 and then subsequently licensed in Florida in 2007.

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Credentials

Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, IN (J.D., 2006)
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (B.A., 2003)

Admissions

  • State of Florida, 2007
  • State of Indiana - U.S. District Court of Northern Indiana, 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper PIP / SIU Practice Group, Member
  • Florida Bar Association
Presentations

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Material Misrepresentation - Meet the Millers", Allstate, 2016
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update" National General, 2016
  • “Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update", MetLife, 2016
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update, Gainsco, 2016
  • "Corporate Representative Depositions", Assurance America, 2016
  • "Corporate Representative Depositions - Understanding Scope of 1.310(B)(6)", Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee, (FIFEC), 2015
  • "Ethics, Property Damage, PIP Update and Alcohol and Cell Phone Dangers", MetLife, 2015
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update", Direct General, 2015
  • "Ethics for the Claims Professional", Occidental, 2014
  • "Admissible Evidence in SIU Civil Trials", Kubicki Draper PIP/SIU Conference, 2013
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  • Credentials
  • Presentations

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Miami

Miami Office

25 West Flagler Street, Penthouse
Miami, FL 33130

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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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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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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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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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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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 | Lafayette | Madison | Nassau | Saint Johns
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

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: 251.308.3352

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Our Firm

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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... Literally!

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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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