Kara Gendron

Mott & Gendron Law
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Mott & Gendron Law
125 State St
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1025
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Work: (717) 232-6650

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Kara Gendron has been practicing bankruptcy law exclusively since 2001 and focuses her practice on representing individuals, farmers, and small business owners in bankruptcy cases.  Kara has been involved in chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcy cases.  

In 2021, she was appointed as a Chapter 7 and 12 Bankruptcy Trustee by the U.S. Trustee, Department of Justice, to administer Chapter 7 and 12 bankruptcy cases in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.   

Kara serves as the Third Circuit Chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) and is a frequent course planner and presenter for national, federal, state, and local bankruptcy law seminars, including NACBA, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT), the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), and the Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association (MDBBA).  She is an active board member of the MDBBA and the Attorney Advisory Board for the Middle District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Court. 

In 2023, Kara was selected to serve on the American Bankruptcy Law Journal Advisory Board (ABLJ), which is published by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ).   Kara also joined the Board of Directors of the American Board of Certification (ABC), which certifies attorneys as specialists in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights law.  She is also serving on the Advisory Board for the American Bankruptcy Insitute (ABI) 2023 Consumer Practice Extravaganza (CPEX23).

Kara taught Bankruptcy Law for several years at the Widener School of Law while maintaining her full time practice.  She lives in Central Pennsylvania with her husband, four children, and assorted pets.


University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
B.A., 1997

Penn State Dickinson School of Law
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
J.D., 2001