Kara Lee Barton is the founder and managing partner of BartonWood. She is a member of the Kansas, Idaho and Utah Bars. Ms. Barton has practiced family law exclusively since 2003. She is committed to providing quality legal services to her clients in the most cost efficient manner possible. She understands that whether it is divorce, child custody, co-parent adoption, decree modification or an enforcement issue, her clients are trusting her with all they hold most dear — their assets, their homes, and their children.
BartonWood (previously known as Barton Law Office) was started in 2001. For the first seven years of Ms. Barton's practice, she practiced personal injury, construction, employment, medical malpractice, and corporate defense law. Her experience in these areas of the law provide a broad foundation and interdisciplinary understanding of the many facets of litigation and unique insight into the complexity of family law cases.
Ms. Barton holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Philosophy from the University of Utah. She graduated Cum Laude from Washburn School of Law where she was Executive Editor of, as well as published in, the Washburn Law Journal. She has been nominated by her peers as one of Utah’s Legal Elite.
Although born in Idaho, Ms. Barton is a proud descendant of Utah Pioneers who were among the first to settle on the Wasatch Front. In addition to practicing law, she is a private pilot, an avid horsewoman, and a skier.