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880 Montclair Road Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35213
Jody Nawrocik
Legal Assistant
bio image Karen M. Ross

Karen practices in LGWM's Medical and Heath Care Practice Group. Karen's practice is concentrated on the defense of physicians, hospitals, clinics, long term, home health, and hospice facilities. She also has experience in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation.

Karen worked as a Registered Nurse in a hospital setting before attending law school. Her education and work experience as a nurse offer a unique perspective and understanding of Health Care litigation. Given her unique perspective, Karen has served as a speaker and panelist at healthcare in-service education, risk management programs, and legal seminars relating to Health Care litigation.

Professional Profile
  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Rating
  • Member, Alabama Bar Association
  • Member, Birmingham Bar Association
  • Member, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • All Alabama State Courts
  • The United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
Capstone College of Nursing

University of Alabama, B.S. in Nursing (1979)
- Registered Nurse (inactive status)

Cumberland School of Law, J.D. (1985)