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Kara began her career with U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison working both in Washington D.C. and in Austin. She then moved over to the private sector where she worked with TechNet Texas and was responsible for facilitating membership recruitment and state legislative matters for the high tech industry. She worked within the Texas House of Representatives for the Committee on Public Education serving as a policy analyst and counsel during the 79th Regular Session and First and Second Called Special Sessions. She was responsible for scrubbing legislation in order to allow favorable passage of bills out of the House Public Education Committee and ultimately out of the Texas House.
Kara is a licensed attorney with the State of Texas and holds a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law with an undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin; she possesses a BA in Government and a minor in Business. She has also practiced law in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston. Kara was born and raised in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. She has been married to her husband, Jeff, for 15 years and they have one child.
“Kara has been an integral part of my office for over six years and is a proven leader. It has been a pleasure to work with her, and she has served the 10th Congressional District of Texas with passion and integrity.”Congressman Michael T. McCaul, Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security