Karen B. Fox
Karen joined Landis Arn & Jaynes P.A. as an Associate Attorney in August 2018, where she is practicing all areas of immigration law. Prior to joining the firm, Karen worked at Maine Community Law Center, where she was the resident immigration attorney and represented immigrant clients in cases involving family-based immigration, adjustment of status, and naturalization; help for unaccompanied youth, asylum seekers, and holders of TPS and DACA; and advice regarding the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. Karen brings a long-term commitment to assisting newcomers. While an undergraduate at Brandeis University, Karen minored in Spanish and taught computer and English language skills to immigrant adults in Boston and Roxbury, Massachusetts. After graduation, Karen worked as a grant writer and teacher in nearby Brighton, assisting employers in some of Boston’s largest companies to attract and retain qualified immigrant workers. Karen returned to Maine in 2004, where she trained volunteer mentors and taught English language and literacy to immigrant adults. In 2011 Karen began working as a paralegal at Savaterri Law, an immigration firm in Portland, Maine. She continued with that firm while attending law school at the University of Maine School of Law. Afterward, Karen served two externships at the Federal Defender Office in Portland and clerked at the Boston Immigration Court. Karen is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Maine state bar.