Kara M. Harp

Kara M. Harp

Covington, Kentucky
Kara is a 2009 graduate of the University of Kentucky where she earned a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Communication with a minor in Psychology. Kara graduated manga cum laude from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University in 2014.

Kara was very active in law school, serving as a member of the Moot Court Board, the Executive Board of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and as a Student Representative for LexisNexis. While in law school, Kara worked as a law clerk at a personal injury firm, spent a summer in the litigation department at GE Aviation, and completed externships at the Kenton County Commonwealth's Attorney and the Kentucky Court of Appeals. Kara joined The Lawrence Firm shortly after graduating law school. Kara's practice includes personal injury, motor vehicle accidents and medical malpractice.

Kara is currently active in the Northern Kentucky Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section and the Kentucky Justice Association's Young Member Committee. She also volunteers as a pro bono attorney for the Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers assisting clients with divorce and expungement.

Kara grew up in the Lexington area and is a huge Kentucky basketball fan. She currently resides in Bellevue.


Areas of Practice

  • 50% Personal Injury
  • 50% Medical Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2014
  • Kentucky, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2017


  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2014
    • Honors: Certificate for Excellence in Advocacy
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
    • Honors: Executive Board of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    • Honors: Student Representative for LexisNexis
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2009
    • Major: Communication
    • Minor: Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • AAJ Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Member
  • Salmon P. Chase American Inn of Court
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association (KJA)
  • KJA Young Member Committee
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association (NKBA)
  • NKBA Young Lawyers Division, Membership Committee Chair
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio Association for Justice

Pro Bono Activities

  • Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers - Pro Bono Attorney


  • Phi Alpha Delta