Patent examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, Virginia, 1991-1997
Law clerk, Hon. Alvin A. Schall, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1997-1998
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1998-2015
Given name at birth: Kara Ann Farnandez
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, November 12, 2014; no Senate vote
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