Karen F. Brod

Karen F. Brod

Location:
Greensboro, North Carolina
Phone:
336-944-6786
Fax:
336-378-0950
Email:

Karen Brod received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Wake Forest University; her masters in experimental psychology from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville; and her law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is admitted to the North Carolina State Bar, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court in the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina.

Though Karen has experience working in litigation and transactional law, she now focuses on Social Security disability law. She is an active member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the Social Security Section of the NCAJ, the North Carolina Bar Association, and the North Carolina State Bar.

Areas of Practice

  • Social Security -- Disability
  • Appeals
  • Disability Programs

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D.
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • M.A.
    • Major: Experimental Psychology
  • Wake Forest University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Psychology

Published Works

  • First Author of research accepted by the Southeastern Psychology Association for presentation

Classes/Seminars

  • Guest Speaker, Guilford County Work-net

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who in American Law Students
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Psi Chi Honor Society
  • Who's Who among Executive and Professional Women
  • Officer of the Board of Governors for the Young Lawyers Division of NCATL
  • Trainer and Judge for Teen Court
  • Judge for the Wade Edwards High School Mock Trial Competition
  • Judge for the Ernest Fullwood Moot Court Competition
  • Executive Committee Member and Program Director of the Guilford County Association of Women Attorneys
  • Legal Counsel and Board Member of the Quarter for the Jaycees
  • Legal Counsel for the Ribfest
  • Chairperson for the Chrysler Classic Golf Tournament

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Social Security Claimants' Representatives
  • Guilford Inn of Court
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Social Security Section of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer and Fundraiser for Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • Board Member and Volunteer for Organization that Provides Free Books to Children