About

Board-Certified Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Tarrant County & Fort Worth
The Carreras Law Group, P.C.

When your rights are on the line, you want to know your Fort Worth criminal defense lawyer has what it takes to help you protect your future and secure a favorable outcome for your legal challenges. At Carreras Law Group, Attorney Kara Carreras brings former prosecutorial experience and board-certified criminal defense knowledge to each case she takes. Your future is worth fighting for, and Carreras Law group has the skills to help you build a strong legal strategy that protects your rights and freedoms when they are in jeopardy. Read more about Kara, her legal background and experience, and her support staff below. Throughout her decades in practice, Ms. Carreras has helped thousands of clients obtain favorable outcomes and beat their charges.

Kara L. Carreras
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From Crime Lab to Prosecutor to Criminal Defense Lawyer

Kara worked in the Dallas County crime lab right after graduating from college. She handled DNA testing and analysis. Part of her job included testifying as a Forensic Biology expert in court. She noticed a knowledge gap when it came to forensic science with the current crop of prosecutors.

She wanted to help close that gap, so after three years of working at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences, she went to law school with the purpose of being a lifetime prosecutor. Put simply, Kara enjoyed her prosecutorial work, but she immediately fell in love with criminal defense work when she happened upon it. The best part of her days now are helping her clients—especially younger people—turn the most difficult part of their lives around. She loves working with people who may have made bad choices but don’t want those decisions to ruin the rest of their lives.

Focusing on Family & Community

Kara is dedicated to her job but loves taking time away to spend with her family. She and her husband, David, have three boys, and they all love to travel together. When Kara isn’t working or traveling, you’ll find her exercising, reading a good book, or partaking in her favorite sweets: cakes and cupcakes.

She also makes time to give back to her community. Currently, Kara is on the Metroport Teen Court Board, representing the City of Southlake where she also volunteers her time as a judge. Kara offers free in-office consultations and some limited, paid-concierge appointments. Learn more by reaching out today.

Kara is Puerto Rican and is fluent in Spanish. As a child, she spent her summers with her grandparents in Puerto Rico. If you know of a Spanish-speaking individual currently facing the challenges that the Texas criminal justice system can raise, send them to Kara. She’ll speak with them in the language they are most comfortable with, helping them understand their options in a way that puts them at ease.

Bio

Attorney Kara Carreras has been working in the criminal law field since 1996 and has been a practicing attorney since 2002. Before becoming a partner with The Carreras Law Group, P.C., Kara worked as a prosecutor in Rockwall County. Before that, she was a crime lab technician in Dallas.

Licensure

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Education

TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW (NOW TEXAS A&M SCHOOL OF LAW)

Fort Worth, Texas
J.D., 2001

TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY

Denton, Texas
B.S. in Biology, 1996

Awards & Professional Associations

Appointed Member of Crime Control and Prevention Board Southlake Texas 2020

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Attorney Kara Carreras is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in criminal defense, giving the firm an advantage against your prosecutors. Kara’s professional history includes working as a prosecutor and as a DNA analyst in a crime lab.

Call or contact the firm online to schedule your free consultation and begin planning your case.

Deferred Prosecution Programs

Deferred Prosecution Programs

Local programs that give offenders a second chance.

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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Protect your name, reputation, and criminal record.

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Drug Crimes

Drug Crimes

Defense against misdemeanor & felony drug charges.

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DWI

DWI

First-time, felony, underage, & multiple-offense DWIs.

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Expunctions

Expunctions

Kara Carreras fights for your clean slate & fresh start.

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Federal Crimes

Federal Crimes

Aggressive defense against serious federal charges.

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Federal Drug Crimes

Federal Drug Crimes

Possession, trafficking, importation, or manufacture.

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Fraud

Fraud

Representing individuals accused of federal fraud.

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft

Experienced identity & cyber crime legal counsel.

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Known for Aggressive Advocacy & Results

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Location

2120 Mistletoe Blvd. 
Suite 3
Fort Worth, TX 76110



    What Sets carreras law group Apart?

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    Excellent Relationships With Opposing Counsel

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    Treats Clients Like Family

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    Habla Español

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    Board Certified Criminal Attorney

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    Nearly Two Decades of Experience

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    Former Prosecutorial Experience

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