After a long career as a gymnastics coach (20 years), Karen decided to return to school and she obtained her AA degree in Paralegal Studies from Eastern Florida State College in 2013. She started her legal career at the Estate Planning & Elder Law Center of Brevard where she quickly transitioned into the Estate Planning and Guardianship Paralegal. In 2015, Karen obtained her Certified Paralegal and Florida Registered Paralegal designations and became the Secretary for the Paralegal Association of Florida, Inc. – Brevard Chapter. This began her journey to eventually become the current President of the Brevard Chapter. Karen currently works in the areas of Estate Planning, Guardianship, Medicaid and VA Planning, and Probate/Trust Administration.
Karen enjoys spending time with her family and occasional trips to local craft breweries on the weekends. She also enjoys attending agility classes and sheepherding with her dog, Koda.