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Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz hires Kara Rogers

Goldstein Buckley Cechman Rice Purtz hires Kara Rogers

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz has hired Kara Rogers as an associate attorney focusing on personal injury litigation, including motor vehicle accidents and premises liability cases.

Most recently, Rogers worked in civil practice and served as a law clerk to a Federal Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

“Kara’s passion for advocacy both on and off the job makes her an excellent fit for the firm,” said Chris Smith, partner at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz. “She’s an accomplished writer and communicator and committed to helping clients who have been injured get the support they deserve.”

Rogers graduated summa cum laude in the top 1% of her class in law school from Stetson University, where she was a senior associate on the Stetson Law Review and in the honors program. On Stetson’s Dispute Resolution Board, she competed both nationally and internationally in negotiation, mediation and arbitration competitions, and was the first student recipient of the Kelly Feeley Dispute Resolution Board Founder’s Award. She also was named to the distinguished Order of Scribes and Order of Barristers for her accomplishments in legal writing and advocacy and was awarded the William F. Blews Award for her commitment to pro bono service.

She is involved with child advocacy by volunteering for the Guardian ad Litem program and fosters animals for Lee County Domestic Animal Services and Gulf Coast Humane Society. She is a member of the Calusa Inn of Court, where she participates in regular continuing legal education. 

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