Karen Augeri Benson

  • J.D.,Cum Laude -UMass Dartmouth School of Law 1995
  • University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI Master of Marines Affairs Program, 1982
  • B.A., Cum Laude-Political Science and Legal Studies Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI 1979
  • Law Office of Alan A. Amaral, Fall River, MA, 1996 to present General Practice of Law: Concentrating in Environmental Compliance and Land Use matters, Civil Litigation and Estate Planning
  • Law Clerk/Associate – Corcoran, Peckham & Hayes, P.C. Newport, RI, 6/92-8/96 Legal Research and writing, drafting pleadings, discovery, trial preparation. Civil, Criminal and Domestic Litigation.
  • Admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
  • Member Massachusetts and Rhode Island Bar Associations
  • Norman Bird Sanctuary – Board of Directors 2009 – 2016
  • Staff Attorney – Taunton River Watershed Alliance 2006
  • Save the Bay – President, Board, Legal Committee 2002 -2005
  • Member and past Secretary – Fall River Rotary Club
  • City of Newport, RI – Zoning Board of Review 1996
  • Community Preservation Institute – Mass. DEP 2002
  • Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation –VP, Board of Directors 2001

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