Associate

Kara H. North

A personal Injury Pro

A personal injury lawyer who knows how insurance companies fight

Kara H. North began her legal career in 2010, practicing with the largest litigation defense firm in Las Vegas, Nevada primarily in the areas of insurance defense, products liability and transportation. Kara joined Fillmore Spencer LLC in 2011. She has successfully argued for clients in district court and the Utah Court of Appeals. Kara also regularly represents clients in Mental Health Court at the Utah State Hospital. Kara enjoys spending time with her family, watching basketball, running half-marathons and volunteering in her community.

Focusing on personal injury, civil litigation and criminal defense

Kara focuses her practice on personal injury, civil litigation and criminal defense. Her experience in defending insurance companies against personal injury claims and other types of claims has provided her with important insights into how insurers prioritize and triage cases, and the lengths to which they will go to avoid paying out.

An aggressive advocate fighting for what you deserve

The advocate you need

Practice Areas

Kara focuses her practice on personal injury, civil litigation, criminal defense and adoption.

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 2010
  • Utah, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 2011

Education

  • J.D., University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2008–2010
    • Journal of Law and Family Studies, Senior Staff Member, 2009–2010
    • Jessup International Law Moot Court Team Member, 2009–2010
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, 2007
    • Merit Scholarship Recipient, 2007
    • Invited as a member of Gonzaga Law Review, 2008
  • B.S., business management, Utah Valley University, 2007
    • Francis J. Kennedy Music Scholarship, Violin, 2006–2007
    • Dean’s Merit Scholarship, 2005, 2006
    • Business-Ethics Oral Presentation Competition Team, 2005, 2006
    • Enterprise Rent-A-Car Female Student in Business Award, 2006

Certification

  • Mediation, Utah Valley University

Professional Associations

  • Utah State Bar
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Women Lawyers of Utah
  • Utah Minority Bar Association
  • Utah Center for Legal Inclusion

Community Involvement

  • Utah Valley University Alumni Board, Member
  • Saratoga Springs City Planning Commission, June 2013-June 2015
  • Miss Saratoga Springs Pageant Committee, Judge’s Chair, 2012–present
  • Governor’s Commission on Strengthening Democracy, Lobbying Legal Research Staff, 2009
  • Project Read Volunteer Tutor, 2002–2004

Publications

  • Ashby v. Ashby, Utah’s Case for Student Support Contracts During Divorce, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Journal of Law and Family Studies, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2010

Reported Cases

  • Estate of Davis v. Davis, 265 P.3d 813 (UT App. 2011)

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