Kara Bidstrup

424 Church
Suite 2950
Nashville, TN 37219

Kara Bidstrup is an Associate in our office in Nashville, Tennessee, and she represents clients across a variety of business transaction, general liability, intellectual property and entertainment, medical malpractice, professional malpractice and ethics matters.

Before joining HBS, Kara was an attorney at a boutique civil litigation firm in Memphis, where she handled professional negligence, medical malpractice and general liability cases.

She previously served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Bernice B. Donald of the Sixth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, and she was a Judicial Law Clerk in the Shelby County Circuit Court for the Honorable Rhynette Northcross Hurd.

Kara earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where she was the Articles Editor of the University of Memphis Law Review, a Student Justice on the University of Memphis Honor Council and the Executive Volunteer Coordinator for the Public Action Law Society. She also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations, business and Spanish at the University of Alabama.

ADMITTED

  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • B.A., University of Alabama

PUBLICATIONS

  • “A Glimpse Inside the Brain’s Black Box: Understanding the Role of Neuroscience in Criminal Sentencing,” Contributed to article authored by Bernice B. Donald and Erica Bakies, 85 Fordham L. Rev. 481, 2016.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women

Recognitions

  • Awarded Best Appellate Brief, University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law’s Advanced Moot Court Competition
  • Contributed to article titled “A Glimpse Inside the Brain’s Black Box: Understanding the Role of Neuroscience in Criminal Sentencing,” authored by Bernice B. Donald and Erica Bakies,  85 Fordham L. Rev. 481, 2016.
NASHVILLE, TENN. – April 2, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. welcomes Kara Bidstrup and Christopher Eads as Associates to its growing office in Nashville,
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Kara Bidstrup is an Associate in our office in Nashville, Tennessee, and she represents clients across a variety of business transaction, general liability, intellectual property and entertainment, medical malpractice, professional malpractice and ethics matters.

Before joining HBS, Kara was an attorney at a boutique civil litigation firm in Memphis, where she handled professional negligence, medical malpractice and general liability cases.

She previously served as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Bernice B. Donald of the Sixth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, and she was a Judicial Law Clerk in the Shelby County Circuit Court for the Honorable Rhynette Northcross Hurd.

Kara earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where she was the Articles Editor of the University of Memphis Law Review, a Student Justice on the University of Memphis Honor Council and the Executive Volunteer Coordinator for the Public Action Law Society. She also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations, business and Spanish at the University of Alabama.

ADMITTED

  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • B.A., University of Alabama

PUBLICATIONS

  • “A Glimpse Inside the Brain’s Black Box: Understanding the Role of Neuroscience in Criminal Sentencing,” Contributed to article authored by Bernice B. Donald and Erica Bakies, 85 Fordham L. Rev. 481, 2016.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Lawyers’ Association for Women

Recognitions

  • Awarded Best Appellate Brief, University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law’s Advanced Moot Court Competition
  • Contributed to article titled “A Glimpse Inside the Brain’s Black Box: Understanding the Role of Neuroscience in Criminal Sentencing,” authored by Bernice B. Donald and Erica Bakies,  85 Fordham L. Rev. 481, 2016.
NASHVILLE, TENN. – April 2, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. welcomes Kara Bidstrup and Christopher Eads as Associates to its growing office in Nashville,
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