Karen L. Hawes is a litigation paralegal primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense, products liability and premises liability. Prior to joining Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, Mrs. Hawes worked at a prominent law firm handling asbestos related litigation matters. Mrs. Hawes worked at another prominent firm as a litigation paralegal. Currently she focuses on the defense of hospitals, physicians, mid-level practitioners and nursing staff against claims of medical negligence.
Mrs. Hawes’ case work includes legal research, interpreting legal documents and preparation for lawsuits, pleadings, subpoenas and other legal documents. Her work also includes conferring with opposing counsel and insurance adjusters. Case management includes filing and serving various legal documents with the courts and opposing counsel. She is involved with discovery and record reviews, including the breakdown of medical records and billing records, as well as preparation and scheduling of depositions, hearings and trials.
Karen Hawes attended the University of Connecticut in Storrs and graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. She holds a Paralegal Certificate from Albertus Magnus College. Mrs. Hawes is an active fundraiser and volunteer with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and enjoys playing tennis with her USTA women’s team.
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Fundraiser, Volunteer
- United States Tennis Association, Team Member
- Southern Connecticut State University, B.S., Business Administration
- Albertus Magnus College, Paralegal Certificate