Karen has served as SeniorLAW Center’s Executive Director since 1997. She serves as SeniorLAW Center’s Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the organization’s achievement of its mission, its financial stability, and overall supervision of SeniorLAW Center’s staff of attorneys, legal assistants, and support staff. Karen earned her law degree from the Villanova University School of Law, where she served as Chair of the Moot Court Board. Prior to joining SeniorLAW Center, Karen was in private practice at a Philadelphia law firm, focusing on complex litigation and serving as Pro Bono Coordinator. Karen has many years of experience working with various other public interest and community organizations, as a volunteer attorney, child advocate and mentor, and teacher of ESL (English As a Second Language) and GED. She is especially committed to ensuring that SeniorLAW Center services are available to the many diverse communities of elders in Philadelphia, launching new programs in the Latino and Asian communities during her tenure, in bilingual, culturally sensitive community settings.
Karen C. Buck, Esquire