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Karen Jean Halpern

Karen Jean Halpern

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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

Licensed since 1988

  1. Litigation: 100%
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Contact Info

Lawrence, Worden, Rainis & Bard, P.C.

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



NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding AdvocateThe American Association of Nurse Attorneys2012
Distinguished AlumniSUNY Stony Brook School of NursingN/A

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 Directors2015 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Suffolk County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Society for Healthcare Risk ManagementN/AN/A


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 UniversityForensic NursingMS - Master of Science2003
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterN/AJD1988
State University of New York At Stony BrookNursingBS1985