Kara Ueda graduated from King Hall in 2000 after receiving her B.S. from UC Davis in Environmental Policy, Analysis and Planning. During law school, she served as the third year class representative, was on the moot court board, and was admitted to the Order of Barristers. After graduating from law school, she worked as a staff attorney for the League of California Cities until December 2001.
In January 2002, she joined the law firm of McDonough Holland & Allen PC in Sacramento where she works in the Public Law/Redevelopment practice group. Kara has experience in numerous municipal law issues, including the Political Reform Act, the Brown Act, municipal finance and political campaign and election law. She has been involved in litigating cases involving redevelopment plan amendments, election issues, CEQA, and other areas of municipal law.
Kara has co-authored "A Local Official's Guide to Ethics Laws," published by the Institute for Local Government and has been a reviewer for the League of California Cities' Municipal Law Handbook publication. She is a member of the Public Law Sections of the State Bar and the Sacramento County Bar Association, a member of the Asian Bar Association of Sacramento, and the Milton L. Schwartz American Inn of Court.