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Karen Draper Gerber

Criminal defense Attorney at Winston Salem, NC

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Karen Draper

  • Licensed for 18 years
    State NC
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Karen

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Serving Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and the surrounding Triad counties.  I have approximately twelve years of experience practicing exclusively in the field of criminal defense in State and Federal Courts. I listen to what your needs are, have the working legal knowledge to accurately provide advice and the successful trial experience to fight for the results you need.  Do not try to navigate through the criminal justice system on your own- let me do it for you.  

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Location

The Law Offices of Karen D. Gerber
224 S. Cherry St
Winston Salem, NC, 27101-3923

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Posted by David | December 15, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Professionalism at its best!
Hired to settle a family domestic dispute concerning my elderly Mother. Ms. Gerber is efficient and effective! This Lawyer simply gets the job done! Big Thank You.
Posted by anonymous | January 25, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Lawyer
Karen is an outstanding and devoted lawyer. She represents her clients with integrity and passion. If you want an attorney that honors the practice of law inside and outside of the courtroom, then Karen is the attorney for you.
Posted by KerriL.Sigler | January 5, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
Excellent legal representation.
Ms. Gerber is experienced, intelligent, and highly effective in her representation of clients. She misses no details and uses them to get the best possible results. She is fearless in the courtroom and a truly excellent advocate.

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Attorney
  • The Law Offices of Karen D. Gerber
  • 2017 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Forsyth County Public Defenders Office
  • 2013 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Karen Gerber, Attorney at Law
  • 2010 - 2013
  • Attorney
  • Guilford County Public Defender's Office
  • 2006 - 2010
  • Attorney
  • Private Practice
  • 2005 - 2006
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Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Graduate Level Economics Course (summer coursework)
  • 1999

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State v. Wilson
  • First Degree Murder Charge reduced to Involuntary Manslaughter
  • State v. Johnson
  • Acquitted of all felonies
  • State v. Ward
  • Acquittal of all charges

Associations

  • Forsyth County Bar Association
  • Sustaining Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • School Board
  • Commitee Chair for Annual Fundraiser
  • 2017 - Present
  • Annual Run Leo Road Race
  • Director
  • 2017 - Present
  • Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association
  • Vice-President
  • 2016 - Present
  • Professional Women of Winston Salem
  • Board of Directors
  • 2016 - Present
  • Capital Trial Roster
  • Associate Counsel
  • 2016 - Present
  • 21st Judicial District Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • CJA Panel Member, Federal District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • Member
  • 2010 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Board Certified Specialist in State and Federal Criminal Law
  • NC State Bar
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
  • 2017
  • Zeliff Trial Competition Semi-Finalist
  • Wake Forest University School of Law Trial Bar
  • 2004
  • Faculty Scholarship Recipient
  • Wake Forest a University School of Law
  • 2002
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Speaking Engagements

  • Litigation Clinic
  • Interviewing and Counseling Clients
  • 2017
  • Litigation Clinic
  • Client Interviews
  • 2016
  • WFU Law Public Interest Law Forum
  • Public Interest Law- Criminal Law Speaker
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (11)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Karen Gerber is a smart, fearless trial attorney. She will fight for the best result in your criminal and traffic matters!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Karen is a very knowledgeable and skilled attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Karen Gerber's clients have hired an excellent lawyer. She has represented criminal defendants for over a decade, and she is a successful and skilled trial lawyer. Do not hesitate to hire Karen!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Karen is a great attorney who zealously advocates for her clients. She genuinely cares about her clients and works hard on their behalf to get good results."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Co-worker
"Karen Gerber is an fantastic trial attorney who utilizes her skills and experience to get great results for her clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. She genuinely cares about her clients and is prepared in the courtroom. Highly recommended."
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