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Karen M. Campbell

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Products Liability

  • Premises Liability

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Motor Vehicle Injury

  • Nursing Home Injury

  • Sexual Abuse

Professional appointments

  • Hearing Committee Member for the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee, 2016 to present 

  • Guardian Ad Litem in conservatorship cases in Shelby County Probate Court 

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Tennessee, 1995

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Tennessee Supreme Court, 1995

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee, 2001

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2003;

  • Supreme Court of the United Sates, 2012

EDUCATION

  • Universitiy of Memphis School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, 1995 J.D.

  • Law Review: Member and Notes Editor, University of Memphis Law Review, 1993 - 1995

  • University of Tennessee, 1987 B.S. Major: Communications

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Roll Tape--The Admissibility of Videotape Evidence in the Courtroom, 26 U. Mem. L. Rev., Summer, 1996

  • Constitutional Law--Tennessee Small School Systems v. McWherter:Opening the Door for Education Reform, 24 Mem. St. U. L. Rev. 393, Winter, 1994

CLASSES/SEMINARS TAUGHT

  • “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit, Ethical Considerations, NBI Inc., seminar, presenter, 5/3/2019

  • “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit, The Big Six Admissibility Questions, NBI Inc., seminar, presenter, 5/3/2019

  • “Trial Preparation from Start to Finish for Paralegals: Useful Discovery at Trial and Creating a Trial Notebook,” Institute for Paralegal Education, 4/14/16.

  • “Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Legal Research on the Web,” NBI Inc., 12/12/2014, 12/17/2015

  • Adjunct Professor of Legal Methods, University of Memphis School of Law, 1996 - 2003; 2006 - 2010

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Dean's Award for Tennessee Constitutional Law and Trial Advocacy

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Tennessee Bar Association

  • Memphis Bar Association

  • Inagural Class of Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law

  • Leo Bearman Sr. Inn of Court (Associate member) 2001-2003

  • Kiwanis Club of Memphis, Board of Directors, 2016-2019, President 2011-12, Kiwanian of the Year 2007-08

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

  • Honorable Janice M. Holder, Tennessee Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1998 - 2000

  • Honorable Joe B. Jones, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, Law Clerk, 1995 - 1998