Kara M. Eyre
Ms. Eyre is an experienced litigator, focusing her current practice on the defense of general and commercial liability matters, including premises liability, transportation negligence, medical malpractice, and nursing home negligence. Prior to joining Hurwitz & Fine, Ms. Eyre spent many years as a defense attorney representing physicians, hospitals, and medical institutions in complex matters involving medical malpractice and nursing home negligence. Ms. Eyre has extensive experience managing the defense of cases through all phases of litigation and has successfully argued appeals before the Fourth Department Appellate Division.
Ms. Eyre is a member of the Erie County and New York State Bar Associations, as well as the Western New York Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of New York (WBASNY). Ms. Eyre serves as both a Local Director and as a Co-Chair of the Working Parents’ Committee for WBASNY. She is also President of the Board of Directors for Lawyers for Learning, a local tutoring organization that pairs elementary school students in Buffalo with tutors from the legal community. Ms. Eyre is an Adjunct Professor for the Paralegal Studies Program at Daemen College, where she teaches Introduction to Medical Malpractice Litigation and Administrative Law.
She is also a columnist for the firm’s Medical & Nursing Home Liability Pointers newsletter, where she provides readers with updates and developments of recent court decisions impacting the medical and long-term care communities, and Products Liability Pointers, which covers all areas of products liability litigation.
Ms. Eyre has been recognized as a 2020 “Up and Coming Attorney” by The Daily Record and as a “Rising Star” for her work in personal injury and medical malpractice defense by Super Lawyers.
Ms. Eyre earned her Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, New York. She is also a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Ms. Eyre lives in Snyder, New York with her husband and three young children. She is also the Secretary of the Board of the Smallwood Drive Elementary Parent Teacher Association.