Cara is a client services-oriented attorney with a focus on real estate, public finance and tax credit and incentive programs.


A trusted partner for her clients, Cara has experience assisting investor and lender clients with complex loan transactions, specializing in tax credit and incentive financing. She is experienced in the drafting process, driving deal timelines and managing deal closing procedures.  Before joining Stinson, Cara assisted nonprofit and higher education clients as bond counsel issuing private activity bonds.

Cara brings a rich background in customer relations to her practice. Prior to attending law school, she worked to understand and anticipate the needs of corporate clients at a major information technology company.


Represented an investor on a $14 million new market tax credit investment to develop and equip a new aluminum production facility in Texas and a companion deal to provide an additional $17.5 million in new market tax credit investments.

Represented a new market tax credit investor on a $6 million new market tax credit investment to lease and develop an approximately 18,000-sq.ft. innovation center in West Virginia in collaboration with the local development authority.


  • Kansas, 2018
  • Missouri, 2017


University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017

University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A., 2008

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