Kara Irvin is the head paralegal for the worker’s compensation department under firm founder Gary Christmas. She has over 10 years of experience in the legal field focusing on worker’s compensation cases. She has a natural knack for detail and has proven time again her ability to manage cases and contribute to the representation we offer our clients.
Ms. Irvin was a member of the first graduating class of West Ashley High School in 2001. Besides her high academic achievements she began an athletic career as a three year varsity soccer letterman, and was recruited to play soccer for The Citadel military college of South Carolina. She was a member of the first women’s soccer team and played Division 1 soccer for The Citadel all four years. Even at that young age she was a natural leader and was voted by her teammates to serve as the Military Captain of the women’s soccer team. Ms. Irvin also served as liaison between the team’s athletes and school’s academic staff, gaining vital experience in teamwork and negotiation.
Kara Irvin graduated from the Citadel in 2005 with a degree in English, and joined Howell & Christmas law firm immediately. She has been a valuable member of our team and an ally to our client ever since.