Kara commenced employment at Brian Deegan Lawyers in 2012 after being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in South Australia and New South Wales.
Having completed a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Social Science majoring in Psychology at the University of Adelaide, Kara has a unique knowledge base perfectly suited for Family Law and Estate matters. Kara handles the majority of these matters, regularly appearing in the District, Supreme, Federal Circuit and Family Courts.
Kara also has experience in Criminal Law including summary charges, minor and major indictable charges. Kara has acted as junior counsel to Brian Deegan in trials relating to Manslaughter and Attempted Murder and has assisted to successfully argue appeals before the Full Court of the Supreme Court (Criminal Court of Appeal).
When handling your case, Kara will ensure that you feel comfortable and understand the advice provided. We know ‘legal jargon’ can be hard to grasp sometimes and appreciate that taking a little extra time will provide peace of mind.