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Kara L. Lambert

Law Clerk

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” – Dale Carnegie

Experience at Work

Kara is a member of the Business & Finance, Real Estate, and Intellectual Property Practice Groups. She focuses her practice on transactional matters including commercial transactions, business entity formations, mergers & acquisitions, and real estate matters. In addition, she has prior experience in complex civil litigation, products liability, and intellectual property matters.

In law school, Kara focused her studies specifically on the areas of business & real property to acquire the diverse legal, business and negotiating skills required to succeed in a transactional law practice. In addition, Kara gained valuable transactional experience through her participation in the Board of Advocates Trial and Negotiations Competition and by excelling in experiential business courses in her curriculum.

Kara joined the firm as a member of Capes Sokol’s 2020 Summer Associate class. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a research assistant for the University of Arkansas Professor Howard Brill, a former Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. In 2019, Kara was an extern for Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Hudson Goodson.

In the Community

As a Summer Associate, Kara volunteered at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis’ COVID-19 Emergency Relief Food Drive. The Urban League’s weekly drive-through food distribution efforts served over 60,000 families in the metropolitan area and raised more than $3.5 million.

At the University of Arkansas School of Law Kara served as Secretary of the Student Bar Association, a student-governed organization that provides a forum for addressing the concerns and opinions of the student body. In her role, she organized and managed the 1L mentor program, designed to acclimate 1L students to the law school community and facilitate connections within the law school. In addition, Kara was Staff Editor for the Journal of Food Law and Policy.

Education

  • J.D., University of Arkansas School of Law, cum laude (2021)
  • B.S., Political Science, University of Arkansas (2018)

Memberships & Associations

  • Student Bar Association
    • Secretary, 2019-2020
  • University of Arkansas School of Law Journal of Food Law and Policy
    • Staff Editor, 2019-2020
    • Member, 2020-2021

Awards & Designations

  • University of Arkansas School of Law Dean’s List: 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Sidney P. Davis Jr. Scholarship Recipient, 2019

Areas of Interest

  • Business & Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial Litigation