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Karen Scott

In-House Investigator

Karen Scott brings abundant experience to the criminal and family law teams at Tharrington Smith. Karen comes to the firm from the Wake County District Attorneys Office, where she worked tirelessly for more than three decades serving in a multitude of legal and organizational capacities. These included the coordination of special law enforcement teams and prisoner/witness acquisition, to witness and evidence preparation for trial. Upon her retirement from the District Attorney’s Office, Governor Roy Cooper awarded her Order of the Long Leaf Pine for service and dedication to the citizens of the state.

As a paralegal, her courtroom experience is unmatched. She dedicates her expertise to witness preparation for deposition and trial testimony, as well as organizational coordinator and right hand to her lawyers in the courtroom environment she knows so well. Karen holds an associates degree from Southeastern Community College and her paralegal certificate from Fayetteville Technical College.

Practice Section:

Family Law, Criminal Defense