Kara Parker concentrates her litigation practice in the area of workers’ compensation and employers’ liability. Prior to joining F&P, Kara worked primarily in the areas of trusts and estates, as well as tax, estate and disability planning, and family law.  She has extensive experience working with institutional clients and ultra-high net worth individuals acting as/in a fiduciary, advisory and client advocate capacity. Kara is also a contributor to F&P workers’ compensation insights and blog articles.

During law school, Kara participated in the University of Baltimore Mediation Clinic for Families as a mediator and Rule 19-217 student-attorney working with and representing pro se litigants in child custody, visitation, and support matters before the Family Division of the Baltimore City Circuit Court.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Selected to Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Stars for Workers’ Compensation 2023

F&P Blog and Insight Articles

Spring 2022 – Child Support & the WCC – HB650: A Solution Everyone Can Agree On

Winter 2022 – Summary Denial of a Motion to Reopen or Modify Is Not Appealable or Subject to Judicial Review

Fall 2021 – For Whom the Statute of Limitations Tolls?

Summer 2021 – Changes to SIF/UEF Assessments Set to Expire on June 30, 2021

Spring 2021 – D.C. Department of Employment Services Issues 2021 Stakeholder’s Letter Regarding Changes to Administrative Hearings Division (AHD) Procedures due to SARS-COVID-19 Restrictions


Kara is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution, and the American Association for Justice.  She is a former Division 1 student-athlete as well as an award-winning visual artist working primarily in the mediums of pencil, watercolor, and acrylics.