Professional Associations & Memberships

Franklin Community Center
Board Member since 2005;
Past President and Vice President

Saratoga County Bar Association
Past Board Member; Past President (2015)

Saratoga Springs Chamber of Commerce

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 Public Defender, was a full-time Assistant 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


New York State Bar Association
Saratoga County Bar Association


  • New York State certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise WBE law firm
  • New York State DOT certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise DBE
  • Vermont State Vtrans certified DBE