Cara Filippelli

Cara Filippelli

  • Associate


Since joining Brophy & Devaney, PLLC in 2021, Cara has represented clients in complex business litigation, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation matters in both Texas state courts and federal courts.

Cara graduated Cum Laude from DePaul College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. While in law school, she worked as a law clerk for a boutique civil litigation firm, where she conducted research and drafted motions, pleadings, discovery, and other documents for civil litigation matters including economic torts, defense of licensed professionals, and insurance coverage. Cara also gained nearly two years of experience writing criminal appeals, first through DePaul College of Law's Advanced Criminal Appeals Clinic, then through two semesters as an intern at the Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender. Cara also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Franklin U. Valderrama.

Practice Areas:
• Business litigation
• Professional malpractice
• Securities disputes
• Financial services litigation
• Breach of contract Disputes

Academic Honors, Activities, and Certificates:
• CALI Excellence for the Future Award (highest grade), Trial Advocacy
• Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award
• Research Assistant for Emeritus Professor John F. Decker
• Senior Citation Staff, DePaul Journal for Social Justice
• Certificate in Criminal Law

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Securities Disputes
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Breach of Contract Disputes


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2021

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