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Cara Putman

Cara Putman

Continuous Term Lecturer
Business Law


MBA Purdue University - honor scholar (2015)
JD George Mason School of Law - honors (2001)
BA University of Nebraska Lincoln - honors


At Krannert, Cara teaches graduate level courses in business law, communications for masters of accounting and masters of marketing students, employment law, and international law. She has taught the core business law class since 2006, and journeyed to Germany to teach it in the summer of 2012. Cara is a frequent recipient of Distinguished Teaching Awards from her students. Prior to teaching at Purdue, she also taught in the Legal Research and Writing program at George Mason University School of Law.

Cara is a honors graduate of Krannert School of Management, George Mason University School of Law, and the University of Nebraska Lincoln. After law school, she clerked for Judge Loren Smith at the Court of Federal Claims. She has been an attorney with Bennett Boehning & Clary since moving to Indiana and is licensed to practice in Indiana and Virginia.

Book (edited)

  • Cara C Putman (2017). Beyond Justice. Harper Collins Christian Publishing,
  • Cara C Putman (2014). Where Treetops Glisten: White Christmas. Waterbrook/Random House,
  • Cara C Putman (2014). Mixed Motives. Guideposts,
  • Cara C Putman (2014). Shadowed by Grace. B&H,
  • Cara C Putman (2013). Waterfront Weddings (repackage). Barbour,
  • Cara C Putman (2013). Work In Progress. Guideposts,
  • Cara C Putman (2012). A Wedding Transpires on Mackinac Island. Barbour,
  • Cara C Putman (2012). Cherry Blossom Capers: Dying for Love. Barbour,
  • Cara C Putman (2011). Ohio Brides (repackaged). Barbour,
  • Cara C Putman (2011). Squared Away. Guideposts,
  • Cara C Putman (2010). Timeless Treasures. Guideposts,
  • Cara C Putman (2010). Stars in the Night. Summerside Press,
  • Cara C Putman (2010). A Promise Forged. Heartsong Presents,
  • Putman, Cara C. (2009). Complete Idiots Guide to Business Law. Alpha Books, Indiana.
  • Cara C Putman (2009). A Promise Kept. Heartsong Presents,
  • Cara C Putman (2009). Trial by Fire. Love Inspired Suspense (Harlequin),
  • Cara C Putman (2009). Cornhusker Dreams (repackaged). Barbour,
  • Cara C Putman (2009). A Promise Born. Heartsong Presents,
  • Cara C Putman (2008). Sandhill Dreams. Heartsong Presents,
  • Cara C Putman (2008). Captive Dreams. Heartsong Presents,
  • Cara C Putman (2008). Deadly Exposure. Love Inspired Suspense (Harlequin),
  • Cara C Putman (2007). Canteen Dreams. Heartsong Presents,

Phone: (765) 49-42593
Office: KRAN 543

Quick links

Personal website

Area(s) of Expertise

Employment Law Cost of Government Regulations Property Rights Contracting in an International Environment