Karen Becker is a Certified Paralegal in our Irvine office. She started her legal career as a legal secretary. In that capacity, she was certified as a PLS (Professional Legal Secretary) after sitting for a comprehensive two-day exam, thereby demonstrating a mastery of office skills and the discipline to assume responsibility, exercise initiative, judgment, and professionalism.
In 2004, Karen obtained her certification as a Professional Paralegal (PP), a national certification offered by NALS, the National Association for Legal Support Professionals. A member of NALS, she served several years on the Board at the local level and as Region 8 Director on the national level.
She has over 20 years’ experience in litigation, specializing in trial prep and over 10 years’ experience in public law, with a specialty in eminent domain. Karen joined the firm in 2009. She provides a broad range of technical skills and knowledge to assist attorneys with managing the vast amounts of electronic information that are part of today’s legal practice. Karen works collaboratively with her attorneys to provide clients with timely, high-quality, and cost-effective legal services.
She has taught classes and been a presenter at numerous seminars, classes, and training events.