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Kara B. Hendricks has a broad range of experience in litigating matters as well as working with companies to resolve disputes outside of the litigation context. Kara is experienced representing businesses in all manners of contract disputes, litigating products liability matters, handling catastrophic injury cases, defending civil rights claims, litigating employment non-compete agreements, handling derivative suits, resolving property and construction defect disputes, assessing insurance coverage issues, and representing clients in adversary proceedings within the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. She also counsels charter schools and insurance clients regarding statutory and administrative issues and represents such clients in proceedings before Nevada regulatory bodies.

Prior to joining the firm, Kara served as General Counsel with the Nevada Insurance Guaranty Association. She also had a career in broadcast journalism.


  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Education
  • Product liability litigation
  • Insurance recovery and advisory
  • Nevada administrative matters


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2021-2024
  • Listed, Vegas Inc., “Top Lawyers,” 2021
  • Received letter of appreciation from the Federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia for providing pro bono work to the Child Justice Project Office (“CJPO”)
  • Listed, Nevada Business magazine, "Legal Elite," 2012 and 2016
  • Member, Clark County Bar Association
  • Advisory Board Member, Special Olympics of Nevada
  • Member, National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds, Litigation Committee
  • Member, Charter School Association of Nevada


  • J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, 2001
    • Founding Member, Society of Advocates
    • Second Place Finisher, National ABA Negotiation Competition, 2001
  • B.S., Communications, Southern Utah University, 1993
    • Broadcasting and Public Relations
  • Hon. James Mahan, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
  • Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada