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McGavin, Boyce, Bardot, Thorsen, & Katz, PC Tel: 703.385.1000
Fax: 703.385.1555
9990 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 400
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
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Kara A. Schmidt


Fax: 703.385.1555


Kara Schmidt is an associate at McGavin, Boyce, Bardot, Thorsen & Katz, P.C. Kara enjoys advocating for all types of clients on a variety of claims. Before joining the firm, Kara clerked for Judge Stuart A. Raphael on the Court of Appeals of Virginia. She also has experience writing legal briefs while interning for various entities, including the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation and the Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Outside of the office, Kara enjoys reading, writing, serving in her church, and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.

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  • Undergraduate: Hillsdale College, B.A., Politics, summa cum laude, 2018
  • Graduate: Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, J.D., 2021
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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Virginia Supreme Court (2021)
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Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar (2021—present)
  • Federalist Society (2018—present)
  • Christian Legal Society (2018—present)
  • Phi Delta Phi (2019—present)
  • Virginia Bar Association (2019—present)
  • Fairfax Bar Association (2020—present)
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (2022—present)
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Representative Publications & Presentations

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Property Damage Defense