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ABOUT CARA

Cara Boyd Connors is an experienced attorney, who has built a career hallmarked by serving individual and governmental clients with skill and integrity. Cara was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee and began her college career at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas in 2002, where she majored in Politics and minored in Africana Studies. While attending college at Hendrix, she studied abroad for a semester in Oxford, England at St. Peter’s College where she conducted a comparative analysis between the American and British political systems. In 2006, Cara entered law school at the Williams H. Bowen School of Law at UALR, and she is now licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Arkansas.

 

Cara started her legal career as a hearing examiner for the Appeals Tribunal, subsequently beginning as a deputy prosecuting attorney here in Pulaski County, where she tried many jury trials involving crimes of property, violent offenses, and robberies. She then moved to the Arkansas Parole Board as a revocation hearing judge in 2013, allowing her to become fluid in the parole system of Arkansas. Cara presided over numerous hearings involving the revocation and reinstatement of parole supervision all over the state of Arkansas. Since 2016, Cara has worked primarily as a criminal defense and domestic relations attorney litigating cases statewide and in the federal court system. She has successfully handled matters in several areas of law including administrative hearings, federal criminal and civil matters, complex contested custody, dependency neglect matters, landlord-tenant disputes, and  breach of duty in personal injury matters to name a few.