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Karen L. Bussell

Karen L. Bussell

Senior Litigation Paralegal, CLA

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Karen, an experienced civil litigation paralegal with over 30 years of experience, joined the firm in 1997. She works alongside our attorneys as an invaluable resource during all phases of the litigation process, from the initiation of a case to discovery, through trial and post-trial findings and appeals. Karen can find anything – from a lost file to an elusive witness – our very own in-house private eye! Karen is a strong supporter of all the Boston sports teams – Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and Patriots! She is our go-to person who keeps the office running smoothly with her sparkling personality, ready smile, and a full bowl of candy on her desk.

In addition, Karen serves the firm in the following capacities:

  • Telephone and Reception Manager
  • Outside IT Support Coordinator
  • Plant & Equipment Manager
  • Functions Manager
  • Files Manager
  • Time and Billing Support


  • Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA, Criminal Justice/Psychology, 1988
  • National Association of Legal Assistants, CLA Certification, 2004


  • Massachusetts Paralegal Association