Cara McDonald is an associate attorney with Campbell Knutson, and practices criminal prosecution. Cara graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. In 2016, Cara graduated with honors from the William Mitchell College of Law. While attending law school, Cara was a member of the William Mitchell Fellows Program and edited the William Mitchell Law Review.
Prior to joining Campbell Knutson, Cara served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Erik Askegaard in the Ninth Judicial District of Minnesota and the Honorable Rex Stacey in the First Judicial District of Minnesota. After her judicial clerkships, Cara practiced as an Assistant Public Defender in Carver County, Minnesota.
In her spare time, Cara enjoys writing, spending time with family and friends, and playing with her dogs, Gary and Al.
WILLIAM MITCHELL COLLEGE OF LAW St. Paul, Minnesota
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTAMinneapolis, Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts
Minnesota Supreme Court
Blurred Elements: The Nebulous Nature of Foreseeability, the Confounding Quality of Misfeasance, and the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Decision – Doe 169 v. Brandon, 41 WM. MITCHELL L. REV. 365 (2015)