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Kara Francis

Services Offered: Attorney and Mediator

Locations I Serve: Illinois, New York

Learn More About Kara Francis

Kara Francis is a seasoned divorce lawyer, mediator, and coach. She is also a divorce survivor. With her professional and personal experience with marriage/divorce, Kara brings a unique blend of legal expertise and compassionate coaching to her clients.

After experiencing her own divorce and navigating the emotional complexities firsthand, Kara felt a calling to support others facing similar challenges. Drawing from her personal journey and professional background, she transitioned her legal practice to also include coaching and mediation. She helps guide individuals through both the legal and emotional aspects of the divorce process.

Kara is deeply committed to helping her clients not only navigate the legal intricacies of divorce, but also to empower them to heal, grow, and thrive beyond their marital dissolution. Her approach is holistic, addressing the legal, emotional, and practical aspects of relationship transitions.

In addition to her coaching practice, Kara continues to maintain an active role in the legal field, leveraging her expertise to provide strategic guidance and representation to clients seeking resolution through legal channels.

Kara's mission is to change the narrative of divorce; to shift it from something that is commonly viewed by society as a "failure," to an empowering, transformative new chapter. She is dedicated to equipping individuals with the tools and knowledge they need to navigate this transition with confidence and resilience.

With Kara as your guide, you can trust that you will receive expert legal counsel, compassionate support, and practical strategies to navigate the complexities of divorce and relationship dynamics.

Certifications and Licenses

  • Licensed Attorney in the States of Illinois and New York
  • Certified Professional Coach and COR.E Transitions Dynamics Specialist
  • Mediator
Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Arts (The Ohio State University)
  • Juris Doctor (DePaul University College of Law)
  • Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC)
  • Center for Conflict Resolution (Mediation Training)