Cara Lee Harris







Cara joined Taylor, Stafford in October 2022 after serving as an Assistant Attorney General of the State of Missouri for 29.5 years.  At the Attorney General's Office, Cara served as Chief Counsel of both the Labor Division and the Litigation Division.  Cara has extensive practice before the Division of Workers' Compensation, the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission, all divisions of the Missouri Court of Appeals, as well as the Missouri Supreme Court.  As Chief Counsel of the Litigation Division, Cara supervised the Assistant Attorney Generals who represent state employees, state office holders and most all agencies, divisions and departments of the State of Missouri in civil litigation. 

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1992


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D. - 05/1992
  • University of Missouri , Columbia, Missouri
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 05/1989

Past Positions

  • Missouri Attorney General's Office, Assistant Attorney General - Chief Counsel Labor and Litigation, 03/1993 to 09/2022
  • Missouri Court of Appeals- Southern District, Judicial Clerk, 08/1992 to 03/1993

Contact Form

Office Location

Taylor, Stafford, Clithero & Harris LLP
Ridgeview Business Center
3315 East Ridgeview Street
Suite 1000
Springfield, MO 65804
Phone: 417-812-6786
Toll Free: 800-749-0004
Fax: 417-887-8431
Map and Directions