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Karen A. Richards

ADR Case Manager and Paralegal

Karen A. Richards is the ADR Case Manager and a paralegal at Boston Law Collaborative. Karen also administers BLC’s  ADR Panel.

A trained mediator, Karen has experience mediating a wide range of cases in the Brighton District Court. She is also frequently asked to serve as a role play coach and teaching team member for dispute resolution trainings including BLC’s mediation skills trainings, MCLE’s Family Law Mediation Workshop, and Harvard Law School’s Diversity and Dispute Resolution seminar.

Karen received a bachelor’s degree in legal studies and her Graduate Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the University of Massachusetts Boston McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies. Prior to working at BLC, Karen worked as a paralegal for 16 years, working almost exclusively in family law matters.