Using experienced local counsel can greatly ease the trial responsibilities and burden of lead counsel, as well as provide knowledge of the State and Local laws, along with advice concerning the preferences and predilections of local juries and judges. We are capable of playing any part in the team effort.
As experienced trial counsel, we are able to provide assistance as local counsel in the evaluation of claims for settlement purposes, based upon our knowledge and feel for jury attitudes and verdicts in the local forums. Because of our depth and breadth of experience matters, Karen Heard Law Offices, adds substantial value to the procedural and logistical support for the lead counsel we support.
Karen Heard holds a B.A. degree from Indiana University - Bloomington and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa She earned a J.D. from Indiana - Bloomington where she was a member of the Indiana Law Journal's editorial board and a member of the Order of the Coif.
Karen holds AV Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell. This is among the highest ratings a lawyer can receive. This rating is achieved through the confidential voting of other lawyers and members of the judiciary and reflects both a lawyer's legal ability and ethical standards.
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