Kara J. Carey

Walpole, Massachusetts
Phone: 508-668-9112
Fax: 508-668-1285
Email: kcarey@rfclegal.com

Areas of Expertise

  • All aspects of divorce and family law
  • Conciliation and Mediation
  • Guardianships of Minors


Kara J. Carey joined the firm in 2013 and was announced partner in 2017.  An experienced family law practitioner, she has been practicing domestic relations law since 2007.   She has managed all aspects of family law cases including divorce, child support, child custody, paternity, alimony, division of property, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, contempts, modifications, removals and guardianships of minors.  She has represented clients on both sides of Abuse Prevention hearings in Probate and District Courts.  Kara is a skilled litigator and frequently appears in court for motion hearings, pre-trial conferences, contempt hearings and other court related matters.

A trained mediator and conciliator, Kara participates in the Norfolk Probate and Family Court Conciliation program through the Norfolk Bar Association.  She also provides representation to clients who are going through the mediation process.  Kara is also a participant in the Norfolk County ARC Program (Attorneys Representing Children) and has been recognized by the Court for her work.  While a law student, Kara interned with now Chief Justice Paula M. Carey at the Norfolk Probate and Family Court.


  • J.D. Northeastern University School of Law, 2007
  • B.A. College of the Holy Cross, 2002


  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Norfolk Bar Association
  • B.A.N.C. Council Member

Volunteer Activities

  • Volunteer for American Association for Justice’s Student Trial Advocacy Competition, 2013
  • Volunteer at Suffolk Early Resolution Volunteer Project
  • Retired Member, Westwood Young Women’s Club
  • Volunteer Lawyer’s Project
  • ARC Counsel
  • Conciliator for Norfolk Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts State Courts (2007)

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