Biography

Kara is a litigation paralegal who brings more than 10 years of legal experience to the firm. Her practice is primarily in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis on the defense of physicians, hospitals, and nurses.

As a member of the litigation team, Kara works closely with her attorneys to provide successful outcomes in a wide range of cases. She coordinates and provides direct support in all stages of litigation process including research and writing, fact and expert witness discovery, document management, analysis of medical records, and trial preparation.

Kara resides in Saco with her husband and two kids. While not in the office you can often find her on the sidelines of a Junior Trojans football game or a Little League game cheering on her sons.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Bay Path University  (Paralegal Certificate)
    • Inducted into the Bay Path University chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi, a national academic honor society for paralegals
  • Bay Path University  (B.S.)

Firm Highlights

Blog

401(k) Plan Matching Contributions: To True Up or Not True Up?

As a matter of plan design, for purposes of matching contributions some 401(k) plans provide that a participant’s compensation for the entire plan year is taken into account (regardless of whether the participant makes...

News

Verrill Welcomes Associates Brody Haverly-Johndro, Maye Emlein, Victoria Larson, Chris Petronio, Abby Plummer, and Alexander Read

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

Publication/Podcast

The PHE is Ending: Do You Know Where Your Waivers Are?

While the pandemic is not over, the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) is expected to expire soon, which means that a number of operational, safety, and billing standards that were waived at the beginning...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

News

Ruth Mattson quoted in Law360 article regarding new Massachusetts surtax

Publication/Podcast

Maine PUC Clarifies Ability of Level 2 Projects to “Leapfrog” Level 4 Projects in Interconnection Queue

After months of uncertainty over the issue of whether Level 2 renewable energy projects can “leapfrog” Level 4 projects in the queue, the Maine PUC clarified one of the ambiguities. Specifically, in response to...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

Blog

Maine PUC to Kick Off Review of Grid Plan to Assist Clean Energy Transition

Last month, the Maine Public Utilities Commission initiated a proceeding to identify the priorities to be addressed in an electric grid plan that will assist Maine in the “cost-effective transition to a clean, affordable...

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