Karin A. Wagner has served as law office administrator and paralegal at Comstock & Wagner since 2012. Her work at the firm includes all accounting functions at the law firm, performing all notarial services, organizing files, and document preparation for the firm's divorce and family law cases. Prior to joining the firm, Karin served as an officer at the Consulate General of Ireland in Boston, Massachusetts for six years, which gave her extensive experience in working with legal and governmental forms.
She is an integral part of the Comstock & Wagner team, managing all of the firm's administrative needs so that the attorneys can devote their time and energy to serving the firm's clients. Colleagues especially appreciate Karin's organization and attention to detail. Karin understands that most of Comstock & Wagner's clients turn to the firm to help them resolve complex, emotionally challenging legal issues. She takes great satisfaction from the knowledge that she is part of a group of people helping them to navigate the legal system so that they can focus on building a better future for themselves and their families.
Karin holds a Master's Degree from Harvard University, where she studied the political implications of U.S. Supreme Court decisions and the influence of politics on legal decisions. She also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Boston University in the field of International Relations.
In addition to her work at the firm, Karin also works as a part-time instructor at Allan Hancock College teaching a course titled Legal Office Procedures. In the past, she taught Introduction to International Relations at the college. Karin also takes courses in accountancy at Allan Hancock to sharpen the skills she puts to use on behalf of the firm. She expects to receive an Associate's Degree in Accounting in early 2019.
Karin is involved in a number of professional associations, including Legal Secretaries International (LSI), and the Santa Maria Legal Professionals Association (SMLPA), of which she has served as Vice President.