Kara Jagdeo – Associate
Kara Jagdeo is an associate with Fullerton Beck LLP’s General Liability Practice. She joined the firm’s litigation team after working as an agency attorney with the New York Human Resources Administration, where she brought Article 81 special proceedings in New York Supreme Court. Article 81 authorizes a court to appoint a guardian to manage the personal and/or financial affairs of a person who cannot manage for himself or herself because of incapacity. She also defended agency determinations in administrative hearings.
During law school, Kara clerked for Commissioner Frank Scharaffa on the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board, where she gained a deep understanding of presenting effective oral arguments. She also interned with the corporate counsel at The Nexxus Group, a third-party technology provider, where she drafted and analyzed contractual agreements. Throughout law school, Kara assisted Greater Boston Legal Services as a volunteer with The CORI Initiative, a student-led organization that provides free legal assistance to Boston’s indigent community in sealing their criminal records.
Kara is admitted to practice in New York and is an active member of the New York State and New York City bar associations.
Kara earned her J.D. from New England Law in Boston and received a certificate of concentration in intellectual property. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fordham University.