About Us

Our Philosophy

At the Law Offices of Kara H. Daley, we believe that the law should be accessible to you. This means clear explanations for your complex issues as well as reasonable costs for our professional services. Many of our services are offered at a flat rate, so that our clients can focus on the legal issues and not worry about the costs. Our goal is to provide you with piece of mind and quality services.

Our Expertise

Our office is committed to providing you with assistance in three main areas: estate planning, business matters, and personal injury concerns. Over the past 15 years, our office has acquired experience and expertise in the intricacies of each areas:

Estate Planning: wills, trusts, special needs planning, probate, guardian and conservatorships, end of life planning, dignified LGBT and partnership planning, Elder Law issues, pet law and complex trusts.

Business Matters: choice of entity, business formation, LLCs, Corporations, annual reports and minutes, contracts, animal law, documentation, litigation matters, and business transition planning.

Personal Injury: automobile accidents, falls, wrongful death and dog bite concerns.

We can offer you experienced counsel in these matters as well as our respect for the concerns that matter most to you.

Office Location

Our office is located at 1717 NW Grant in Corvallis OR. 97330

Please call 541-738-2445 to make an appointment.

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Office Hours

Office Hours
Monday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Tuesday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Wednesday 1pm-4pm
Thursday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm, 6-8pm
Friday 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
To accommodate our clients, evening appointments are available Thursday night.

Who we are

Kara H. Daley

Kara H. Daley, a long time resident of Corvallis, earned her JD and Certificate of Alternative Dispute Resolution from Willamette University’s College of Law. Kara also graduated with honors from Oregon State University, receiving a BA in American Studies and a BA in Philosophy. After several years of litigation work, Kara returned to Corvallis to from Salem to focus on estate planning, elder law, and small business development, fields allowing her to understand her clients’ needs and assist them with positive life changes.

With over 14 years of experience, the assistance of a topnotch staff, and the company of office cat, Justice (aka “Chief), Kara provides clear explanations for complex legal issues and helps clients plan for their futures. Married for 18 years, Kara enjoys raising her family and energetic puppy in Corvallis. Kara currently serves on the Grace Center Board, is Director of Communications for the Linn-Benton Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Jefferson Elementary School Carnival, and a member of the National Academy of Elder Lawyers, ElderCounsel, and the National Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys.



Elizabeth, our Office Manager, brings order to chaos.  She has been with the firm for over three years and is a wonderful resource. Elizabeth has been pursing her B.A. at OSU and will competently shepherd our clients through their mountains of paperwork.


The newest member of our staff, Rachel, is a student in political science who is interested in attending law school upon her graduation. Rachel is currently our receptionist and primary caregiver for Justice.

Former Staff

Many of our clients have worked closely with former staff members and will be happy to know: that Melanie is doing wonderfully well in her new home in Reno, has a new dog Cleo, and recently completed her paralegal degree; Amanda is excited to be a first-time college student at OSU and looks forward to a career in social service. Over the years we have received many complements on our staff and thank you for your good wishes.

Greeters Our chief greeter, Justice, a fluffy white feline, sees to our client’s hospitality concerns.  She at times, will accept assistance from, Sasha, a golden retriever puppy.  If you are allergic to or have concerns with pets, please let our staff know and arrangements will be made to accommodate you. We are sorry to say that Harley, our former canine greeter, passed away some years ago, she is still missed.

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