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Kara Marie Sinnard

Banking Attorney at Des Moines, IA

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  • Licensed for 21 years
    State IA
    Acquired 2002
    Active No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Banking
    Lender representation (Loan documentation and collection)

  2. Real estate

My practice concentrates on Real Estate, Banking, and Corporate Law.  I provide representation to banks and other financial institutions in connection with structuring and negotiating loans, including loans secured by real estate.  My practice also includes assisting local, regional, and national lenders with matters of foreclosure, civil litigation, bankruptcy, judgment collection, replevin, and loan workouts.  

I assist clients with general real estate matters including title opinions.  I advise my clients on general business structure and formalities along with asset purchase and merger representation. 

I have been recognized in the 2010-2016 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. I was praised by peers as “very knowledgeable, very speedy and very easy to work with” and highlighted for her capabilities in handling distressed property work in the Chambers USA guide 2016.

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Whitfield & Eddy Law
699 Walnut St Ste 2000
Des Moines, IA, 50309-3948


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Work Experience

  • Member
  • Whitfield & Eddy Law
  • 2008 - Present
  • Associate
  • Whitfield & Eddy, PLC, Des Moines, Ia
  • 2002 - 2008


  • Drake University Law School
  • JD
  • 2002
  • university of iowa
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1995


  • Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys
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  • Iowa State Bar Association
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  • Polk County Bar Association
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  • Polk County Women Attorneys
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Real Estate
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
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  • Bankruptcy Creditor Debtor Rights Insolvency Reorganization
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • N/A
  • Real Estate
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • General Practice CLE
  • Foreclosure and Debt Collection
  • 2007

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Des Moines Banking Lawyer Kara Marie Sinnard
Kara Marie Sinnard
Banking Attorney
Des Moines, IA
Licensed for 21 years