e-mail address: HELP@LWRLAWYER.COM

631-694-0033

Karen J. Halpern

Karen J. Halpern

Of Counsel

Karen J. Halpern is an attorney and Registered Nurse with over 25 years legal experience representing healthcare professionals in medical malpractice defense litigation, general liability defense litigation and defending medical and nursing professionals in licensure and disciplinary matters.

 

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center Law Review
  • Stony Brook University School of Nursing Honor Society
  • Stony Brook University School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award
  • The American Association of Nurse Attorneys [TAANA] 2012 National Outstanding Advocate Award

Areas of Practice

  • General Liability Defense Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation
  • Physician/Nursing Malpractice
  • Hospital Negligence Malpractice
  • NYS Justice Center Defense
  • Office of Medicaid Inspector General Exclusion List Removal [OMIG]
  • Department of Health
  • Healthcare Professional Discipline Defense
  • Healthcare Professional Licensure Defense Office of Professional Discipline

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1989

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • New York State Bar Association
  • AHRMNY, The Association for Healthcare Risk Management of New York
  • TAANA, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys
  • Suffolk County Bar Association

Education

1

1988

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York - J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

2

1985

State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York - B.S., Bachelor of Science, Nursing

3

2003

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Master of Science, Forensic Nursing