M.S., Human Resource Development
As Office Manager, Karen Sargent is responsible for the overall operations of the firm's Raleigh and Wilmington offices. Her responsibilities include recruiting, onboarding and evaluations of all non-attorney staff; human resources; benefit administration; financial management; and facilities planning.
Awards, Honors & Certifications
Certified Legal Manager certification awarded by the Association of Legal Administrators
Professional in Human Resources certification awarded by the HR Certification Institute
Published North Carolina Paralegal Association article, Fall 2013, Would You Hire You?: Tips for Interviewing
Published North Carolina Paralegal Association article, Winter 2014, Would You Hire You? Part II: Resume Writing Tips
2013/2014 National ALA Platinum President's Award of Excellence
Chapter President, Raleigh Durham Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), 2013; Member and Board Member in previous years. Also, Member of National ALA.
Chair, 2013 Raleigh Durham Legal Administrators Conference
Member, NCBA Law Practice Management Section
Member, Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM)