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KAREN KETTNER Marblehead, Massachusetts 01945 781.608.3234 • firstname.lastname@example.org PROFILE Accomplished attorney with a background in products liability, traumatic, complex and catastrophic personal injury, negligence and insurance defense cases. Specializing in entertainment law. LEGAL EXPERIENCE KK & CC Entertainment, Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts, CEO & Owner/Entertainment Attorney/Agent, 2010 to present Represent clients in the entertainment, fashion and sports arenas, including models, actors, athletes and authors. Draft contracts, negotiate deals, counsel clients in the States and Europe. National Medical Document Review, Counsel on Call, Boston, Massachusetts Attorney, Summer, 2010 Reviewed confidential records involving the federal government and over 300 attorneys spanning three states in a probe of health records, patients and a national healthcare organization. Medical Malpractice Tribunals, Middlesex Superior Court, Cambridge, Massachusetts Legal Member, 2002-2004 As the tribunal’s legal member, along with the medical member and the presiding judge, sat on the bench in open court and after reviewing often copious medical records: Questioned the plaintiff/patient and defendant/physician or representative of a medical facility. Determined if the patient’s complaint was simply an unfortunate medical accident or the result of malpractice. Levine & Associates, Boston, Massachusetts Associate, Part-Time, General Litigation Conducted hundreds of depositions in cases dealing with traumatic injuries and specialized in cases with complex medical issues. Prepared discovery and readied large cases for trial. Fitzhugh & Associates, Boston, Massachusetts Associate, General Litigation Represented Fortune 500 and 100 corporate clients in Federal and State courts. Argued motions in Federal and State courts and appeared before the Department of Industrial Accidents. As a new associate, independently managed a minimum of fifty plus cases. Concentrated in catastrophic personal injury cases, products liability, negligence and insurance defense. Conducted depositions around the country and drafted and answered complex discovery. Prepared cases for trial and drafted all trial documents. Settled and mediated cases. Successfully secured new cases from existing clients. Linehan, Gallagher & Mahoney, Boston, Massachusetts Law Clerk Negotiated settlements from time of receipt through closure. Investigated claims, working with personal investigators. Drafted discovery. Conducted witness and client interviews in preparation for trial. Wrote motions and researched and prepared legal memoranda on tort law, products liability and premises liability. Represented The Travelers Insurance Company at conciliations before the Department of Industrial Accidents. Prepared for and attended depositions and arbitrations. The Sheraton Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts Assistant Buyer, Interior Design Department Implementation of interior design plans for hotels in North America. Coordination of renovation programs for franchise properties. The Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts Assistant Editor, Early and Middle Education Department Co-authored and managed editorial process from receipt of manuscript through printing. Performed manuscript reviews and provided author guidance. EDUCATION Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts Juris Doctor, High Honors Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications and English HONORS Dean’s List, Suffolk University Law School Wayne A. Budd Scholarship Recipient The Judge Harry Kalus Award, (an annual award given to one graduate for the combination of the highest grade in Massachusetts Practice and the highest cumulative grade point average) American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Tactics BAR MEMBERSHIPS Massachusetts Bar U.S.D.C. – District of Massachusetts
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