Karla Kirschke is a lawyer. She is married and was born near the Baltic Sea. She studied law at the University of Rostock. During her studies she gained experience in international commercial arbitration by taking part in the Annual Willem C. Vis Moot Court. At the end of her studies Karla started a small retail business with two friends and managed it for more than two years.
In 2012 Karla graduated her studies with the 1st State Examination and moved to Dresden for the legal traineeship. There she worked at the District Court, the Landesdirektion Sachsen (a county authority), a law firm and a central municipal organization. In 2014 she graduated the legal traineeship with the 2nd State Examination. Since 2015 Karla works as a legal advisor in the Saxon parliament.