Karen E. Evans

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  • Partner at The Cochran Firm, DC (7 Attorneys)
  • 1100 New York Avenue, N.W. Suite 340, Washington, DC 20005-3964
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  • DC Medical malpractice attorney Karen E. Evans prosecutes serious plaintiffs’ medical malpractice actions in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Prior to becoming a trial attorney, Ms. Evans served in the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corp and was honorably discharged with the rank of captain. A registered nurse, Ms. Evans began her legal career as an insurance defense attorney successfully representing doctors, nurses and hospitals. Ms. Evans successfully defended and won in excess of 92% of all serious medical malpractice cases tried to jury verdict.
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Biography

Recipient, Commendation Medal, Achievement Medal, U.S. Air Force. Listed in Strathmore's Who's Who. Selected, Texas Tech University Law Review. Registered Nurse, Captain, U.S. Air Force, 1981-1987. Adjunct Professor, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. Advisor/Director, Virginia Commission on Women in the Legal System, 2002—. Mediator, District of Columbia Superior Court, 2001—. Listed in: Super Lawyers, 2007; Best Lawyers in America, 2009, 2010.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Severe Burns
  • Spinal Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-609-8343  Phone
202-408-8851  Fax
www.cochranfirmdc.com/about-us/karen-e-evans
University Attended:
East Carolina University, B.S.N, 1980
Law School Attended:
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
1990
Admission:
1997, Virginia; 1990, District of Columbia; 1997, Maryland and
Memberships:
Fairfax, American and National Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; Bar Association of the District of Columbia; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan D.C. (Member, Secretary, 2008-2009; Treasurer 2009— Board of Governors, 2003—); Women's Bar Association (Sustaining Member); Maryland Trial Lawyers Association; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.
Military:
Capt., U.S. Air Force, 1981-1987
ISLN:
907552404
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

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