Karen Moskowitz

Karen MoskowitzConsumer Protection and Employment Law Attorney/Director

Moskowitz joined the LSSP staff in June 2012 as a staff attorney and the Director of the Consumer Protection and Employment Law Program. She earned her J.D. degree from Wake Forest University in 1989 and her B.A. degree in English and political science from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1986. She was a staff attorney with Central Carolina Legal Services (now the Greensboro office of Legal Aid of NC) from 1989 to 1993. Moskowitz then practiced family and juvenile law, criminal defense, personal injury, and contract and consumer law in her own firm in High Point. She was a staff attorney at Central Arkansas Legal Services from 1997 to 2002, handling primarily domestic violence, family law and consumer cases, and with Atlanta Legal Aid from 2003 to May 2012, handling a wide range of consumer, bankruptcy, unemployment insurance, family, juvenile, benefits, foreclosure and housing cases. She is a member of the North Carolina, Arkansas and Georgia Bars.

Growing up spending her summers in the office of her general practice attorney father, she has always had an interest in law. During Moskowitz’s tenure in Little Rock, she was board president for the battered women’s shelter for three years and spearheaded the effort to buy a new, larger shelter for the residents. Moskowitz passionately believes that a truly democratic society must have a judicial system that allows access to all people, no matter their income, and that everyone is entitled to their day in court. She is proud to be a part of the Legal Services tradition and in the trenches day after day, fighting the good fight for the most vulnerable people in our society. Her family includes three young, active daughters, one cocker spaniel and two cats.