Kara S. Dolan

Columbus, Ohio

Kara was born and raised in Cambridge, Ohio. Upon completion of her primary education Kara moved to Central Ohio in 2008 and attended The Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in History, with a minor in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies. Kara earned her Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School, with specializations in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Law, and Employment Law. During law school, Kara participated in an externship with The Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Kara was admitted to the Ohio Bar in November 2015.

Kara is now an associate in The Bainbridge Firm, where she represents injured workers in hearings before the Industrial Commission and assists with appeals in both the Ohio Court of Common Pleas, as well as the Tenth District Court of Appeals. Kara is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, and the Lawrence County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Workers' Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2015


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2015
    • Honors: Concentration in Employment Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Family Law
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; Bachelor of Arts in History - 2012


  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity