Carolina (Cara) Kalberg represents clients in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitration forums. Cara’s civil practice primarily focuses on employment matters and breaches of contract. Of those civil cases, Cara handles pretrial matters, including discovery and motion practice. A significant part of Cara’s practice also includes assisting clients in criminal cases as well as white collar defense matters and investigations. Cara also has experience in appellate work, as she has drafted several federal appellate briefs and has also argued a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Prior to joining Dowd Bennett, Cara served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jonathan A. Kobes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. In law school, Cara was an Articles Editor for the University of Kansas Law Review.