Karla S. George attended New York Law School where she received
her Juris Doctorate. Karla received a Bachelors of Science in Legal
Studies and a Masters of Arts in Sociology from St. John's University.
Prior to beginning her legal education, Karla worked as a paralegal
at Robert J. Kurre & Associates, an elder law firm, where she drafted
advance directives, wills and trusts.
While at New York Law School, Karla was President of the Domestic
Violence Project. As President, Karla was responsible for the
management and operation of the Courtroom Advocates Program.
She was also a member of the Justice Action Center and a founding
member of the Diane Abbey Center for Children and Families.
In addition to Karla's educational experiences, she interned at
Sanctuary for Families and with Justice Jacqueline W. Silbermann
during her tenure on the bench in New York County Supreme Court.
Karla was also a research assistant for the International Review
Newsletter at New York Law School. After graduation, Karla joined a
boutique law firm in the financial district of Manhattan where she
practiced Family Law, Divorce and Civil litigation.
Karla was the recipient of the National Association of Women Lawyers
Award and is an active member of many bar associations including the
New York State Bar Association and the New Jersey Bar Association. She
is also a member of American Bar Association, New York County Lawyers
Association, Amistad Black Bar Association and Metropolitan Black Bar