Karen L. Stern

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Worcester, MA

Bernstein & Stern, LLC
 | 10 Mechanic Street, Suite 150
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 508-755-5555
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Karen L. Stern of Bernstein & Stern, LLC in Worcester, Massachusetts, has been practicing law since 1987, providing representation to clients throughout the state as well as around the country. Her practice involves a wide range of matters related to personal injury and employment law. Ms. Stern handles medical malpractice, wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and other incidents in which her client has been injured through the negligence of others. She also handles cases related to wrongful termination, an employer's failure to pay wages, contract disputes, workplace harassment, deceptive or unfair business practices, fraud and breach of contract. During her career, Ms. Stern has secured multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdict awards for her clients. 

In 2015, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named Ms. Stern to its annual Lawyers of the Year list for bringing about a significant change in the area of personal injury law. Attorney Stern serves on the National Advisory Board of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America and is a member of the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.  She received the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award recognizing excellence in the quality of services she provides to her clients. 

Ms. Stern pursued her undergraduate studies at Wheaton College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in government in 1979. She then attended Suffolk University to obtain a Master of Public Administration before being awarded her Juris Doctor by Boston University School of Law in 1987. 

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Employment Litigation (30%): Wrongful Termination, Employment Law - Employer

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Employment Litigation: Wrongful Termination, Employment Law - Employer


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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

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About Karen Stern

Admitted: 1987, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.bernsteinstern.com/about.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Leaders in the Law, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2016
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Martindale Hubbell 2013 Client Distinction Award for Excellence
  • 2015 Lawyer of the Year, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Worcester County Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • National Advisory Board - American Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Boston University Alumni Club of Worcester County, President
  • City of Worcester Cable Television Advisory Committee

Educational Background:

  • Suffolk University, Masters in Public Administration
  • Wheaton College in Massachusetts, B.A, Government
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Office Location for Karen L. Stern

10 Mechanic Street
Suite 150
Worcester, MA 01608

Phone: 508-755-5555


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Last Updated: 3/14/2017

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