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With over 30 years in the legal industry, Karen has extensive litigation experience including trial preparation and attendance, discovery, records maintenance and document drafting.

Karen’s litigation background includes insurance defense, labor and employment litigation, product liability, medical malpractice, personal injury, and business and commercial litigation – in five separate states.

In addition to her legal experience, Karen has been involved in law firm administration and management.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio; is certified through the National Association of Legal Assistants with advanced certifications in trial practice and discovery; and has an Associate’s Degree in office management.

Other Info About Karen


Undergraduate School

Franklin University, B.S., Business, 2000, summa cum laude

Tri-County Community College, A.A., Office Management


NALA Certification, Advanced Certifications: Trial Practice, Discovery, 2007

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Tennessee Paralegal Association (TPA); First Vice President, 2018; NALA Liaison, 2014-2015; Central Region Director, 2014–2018

Institute of Paralegal Education (IPE), Internet Advisory Board, 2009-2010

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Sumner County Humane Society

Nashville Rescue Mission