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Karen E. Hewes

Karen E. Hewes Karen E. Hewes grew up just outside of Storrs, Connecticut, leaving for the Boston area to attend college. She graduated from Northeastern University, Magna Cum Laude, with a bachelors of arts in political science. Shortly after receiving her bachelor's degree, Karen attended Suffolk University Law School where she graduated with a Civil Litigation Concentration with Distinction and Pro Bono Honors.

Throughout her law school career Karen worked at a number of prominent family law firms in the Boston area, where she worked on both trial and appellate cases. During this time she also clerked for the Honorable Elspeth Cypher at the Massachusetts Appeals Court, worked on Suffolk University's police misconduct project in conjunction with the ACLU and interned for a number of small general practices, working on both family law and criminal defense cases. In her last year of law school Karen was admitted to Suffolk University's Landlord-Tenant Clinical Program, representing indigent tenants, both English and Spanish speaking, in eviction proceedings at Chelsea District Court in Massachusetts.

At Hewes Law Offices, Karen now focuses her attention on family law, criminal defense, personal injury, civil rights litigation and employment discrimination. She is also a fluent Spanish speaker, who has always had a passion and love for the law.

In her spare time Karen enjoys cycling, traveling and reading fiction.

EDUCATION: B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Northeastern University, 2006
J.D., Civil Litigation Concentration with Distinction and Pro Bono Honors,
Suffolk University Law School, 2010
CLERKSHIPS: Honorable Elspeth Cypher, Massachusetts Appeals Court
New Hampshire, 2010
United States District Court, New Hampshire, 2011
Massachusetts, 2010
United States District Court, Massachusetts, 2011
MEMBERSHIPS: American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
National Lawyers Guild
New Hampshire Bar Association
Co-Chair of Manchester Young Professional Network's Social Committee
Member of the Board of Directors of Manchester Young Professionals Network
LANGUAGES: Spanish and English
Family Law Criminal Defense Personal Injury

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