Karen is a graduate of DePaul University and DePaul University College of Law. After practicing as an attorney, she found a passion for non-profit fundraising through her volunteer work and shifted her career. Karen joined the LCLC team with over 10 years of general fundraising, volunteer management, grant writing, and event planning experience at organizations in the suburbs of Chicago. In recent years, she has become increasingly passionate about criminal justice reform, and she is thrilled to have joined a team that is so committed to its clients and their success and well-being. Karen is also an avid runner, running coach, and tennis instructor and loves spending time with her two children.