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Karen Jean Halpern

Karen Jean Halpern

About me

Karen J. Halpern is an attorney and Registered Nurse with over 25 years of legal experience defending healthcare professionals in all aspects of professional licensure matters, professional misconduct cases and malpractice cases.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 100%
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Lawrence, Worden, Rainis & Bard, P.C.

225 Broadhollow Rd Ste 105 E
Melville, NY, 11747-4820


NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Outstanding AdvocateThe American Association of Nurse Attorneys2012
Distinguished AlumniSUNY Stony Brook School of Nursing1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Nurse AttorneyLawrence, Worden, Rainis & Bard, PC2010 - Present
Nurse AttorneyFarley, Glockner & Halpern, LLP2008 - 2010
Nurse AttorneyFumuso, Kelly, DeVerna, Snyder, Swart & FArrell1994 - 2008
Nurse AttorneyGreen & Halpern1993 - 1994
Nurse AttorneyWortman, Fumuso, Kelly, DeVerna & Snyder1989 - 1993
Nurse AttorneyBower & Gardner1988 - 1989
Registered NurseGood Samaritan Hospital1979 - 1988
Registered NurseSyosset Hospital1976 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
The American Association of Nurse AttorneysNational Board of Directors2015 - Present
Association for Healthcare Risk Management of New YorkBoard of Directors2014 - 2016
American Society for Healthcare Risk ManagementMember2000 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
AHRMNY The Risk Management Quarterly"Just What?" OPD Meet Just Culture2015
Advance for NursesWhen Your Nursing License is in Jepardy2014
Journal of Nursing LawForensic Nursing: A Collaborative Practice Paradigm2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duquesne University School of LawForensic NursingMS - Master of Science2003
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
State University of New York, Stony BrookNursingBS - Bachelor of Science1985