Kara Bailey Hamilton

ColumbiaAssociate

Kara is an associate on Rogers Townsend’s Business Banking and Professional Practices team. She conducts transactions in commercial banking, business, and real estate matters and provides legal services to various corporate in-house counsel.  Kara’s practice focuses on matters relating to commercial and real estate contracts, commercial development, commercial lending and borrowing, including loan documentation drafting, workouts, and forbearance agreements, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, and OREO property.

She handles commercial closings, utility easements, business entity formation, drafting and negotiating leases and subleases, landlord tenant disputes and title insurance and opinions.

South Carolina, 2014

  • CREW Midlands (Commercial Real Estate Women)
  • United Way of the Midlands, Young Leaders Society, Steering Committee
  • United Way of the Midlands, Women in Philanthropy
  • Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina Young Professionals Auxiliary
  • Prisma Health Midlands Foundation Cancer Centers Board of Directors, Vice Chair
  • South Carolina Bar Corporate, Banking & Securities Law Section, Chair
  • The Calvary
  • Cali Award, Real Estate Transactions I and II
  • “Best & Brightest Under 35” – Columbia Business Monthly, 2017
  • Leadership in Law Award – SC Lawyers Weekly, 2018
  • Speaker, South Carolina Bar Convention, Real Estate Practice Section, 2018
    • Panel discussion on Commercial Real Estate
  • Speaker, Dave Whitener Real Estate Intensive Workshop, 2018
    • Panel discussion on Construction, Development, and Redevelopment
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter, 2019
  • United Way of the Midlands, Young Leaders Society Steering Committee, Engagement Committee
  • Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina, Elementary School Volunteer
  • Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina, Board of Directors Nominating Committee
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, Backpack Drive Committee
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, Cinderella Project Committee
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division, Special Olympics Committee
  • Prisma Health Midlands Foundation, The Drive Committee