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Kara Carreras

Kara Carreras

Board Certified Criminal Defense lawyer Fort Worth Dallas State & Federal cases
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • Texas
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Biography

I worked in the Dallas County crime lab (SWIFS) after graduating from college. I worked as a DNA Technologist in the Forensic Biology department. Part of my job included testifying as a Forensic Biology expert in court. After three years of working at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences I decided to attend law school with the purpose of being a lifetime prosecutor. Although I enjoyed being a prosecutor, my work in criminal defense is where I belong. I became part of an elite group of criminal defense attorneys when I became Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2018. Only approximately 7% of lawyers are board certified.

The best part of my days now are helping my clients whether they have been charged with federal crime or state crime, I want to walk my clients through the difficult situation.

Education
Texas A&M University School of Law
J.D. (2002)
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Formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
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Texas Woman's University
B.S. (1996) | Biology
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Speaking Engagements
Explaining Immigration Consequences to Non-Citizen Clients Padilla and its Progeny, Advanced Criminal & Immigration Law, Costa Rica
Explaining Immigration Consequences and Other Collateral Consequences to Hispanic Alien Clients Padilla v.Kentucky, Mexican American Bar Association
Mexican American Bar Association
Immigration Consequences, Advanced Criminal & Immigration Law, Costa Rica
Tarrant County Bar Association
Assault, Family Law and Immigration Consequences, Advanced Criminal & Immigration Law, Costa Rica
Certifications
Board Certified-Criminal Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24028942
Member
Current
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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24028942
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5th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
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United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 min free consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    DUI & DWI
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    White Collar Crime
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Tarrant Defense
Contact & Map
The Carreras Law Group, P.C.
2601 Airport Freeway Suite 400
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Telephone: (817) 318-6022
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed