Professional Associations & Memberships

Franklin Community Center
Past Board Member 2006-2020; 
Past President 

Saratoga County Bar Association
Past Board Member 2005-2017; Past President

Recipient of Saratoga Today, Saratoga County’s Top 5 Women of Influence Award, 2009

Leadership Saratoga Alumna, 2006


Karen has served as a part-time Saratoga County Asst. Public Defender, was a full-time Asst. Saratoga County Attorney for nearly 10 years, and has previously served as a law clerk to supreme court/acting supreme court justices in the 4th JD.

Bar Admissions

New York

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court


New York Law School, JD
SUNY Plattsburgh, BA


  • NYS certified Mediator
  • NYS certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise WBE law firm
  • NYS DOT certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise DBE
  • Vermont State Vtrans certified DBE
  • NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker