Kara N. Foster

Kara N. Foster

Senior Associate Attorney
Location:
San Jose, California
Phone:
408-922-9826
Fax:
408-947-7603 (Fax)
Email:

Ms. Kara N. Foster attended the University of California, San Diego for her undergraduate education. There she received a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. Ms. Foster worked her way through her undergraduate career as a laboratory intern for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Neurocrine Biosciences and Crinetics Pharmaceuticals.

A Northern California native, Ms. Foster returned to the Bay Area for Law School. She received her Juris Doctorate degree in 2013 from Santa Clara University School of Law. Originally planning to practice Patent Law, she instead found her calling in Family Law, helping people through difficult life situations. While in law school she worked for the Northern California Innocence Project which helps exonerate wrongfully convicted persons. She also gained valuable experience in the Dependency Court and earned a Pro Bono Award as a Certified Law Clerk for The Law Offices of Allen Korenstein. Ms. Foster joined Hoover ♦ Krepelka, LLP as a law clerk in 2012 and became an associate upon passing the California State Bar.

In 2016, Ms. Foster was promoted to senior associate attorney.

In her free time Ms. Foster enjoys reading and baking as well as sky diving, snowboarding and cheering on local Bay Area sports teams.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Spousal Support
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Child Visitation
  • Modification
  • Property Division
  • Complex Property Issues
  • Prenuptial / Postnuptial
  • Family Law Appeals
  • Grandparents’ Rights
  • Dependency

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D. - 2013
  • University of California, San Diego, California
    • Major: B.A. of Psychology
    • Major: B.S. of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Honors and Awards

  • Earned a Pro Bono Award as a Certified Law Clerk for The Law Offices of Allen Korenstein

Past Employment Positions

  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Laboratory Intern
  • Neurocrine Biosciences
  • Crinetics Pharmaceuticals
  • The Law Offices of Allen Korenstein, Law Clerk