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Karen H. Stiles

Partner
101 South Tryon Street
Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28280
Direct704.945.2178
Fax704.332.1197
kstiles@slk-law.com

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Charlayne Thompson
Direct704.945.2924
cthompson@slk-law.com

Specializing in medical malpractice for the last 16 years, Karen’s practice is focused primarily on defending medical malpractice cases and catastrophic personal injury litigation. She is a partner on the firm’s Medical Malpractice team in Charlotte, which has a proven track record of success for its many clients throughout Western North Carolina.   

Karen provides excellent service and counsel to her clients, and has had the opportunity to successfully defend physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, hospitals, and nursing homes in a multitude of cases involving virtually every medical specialty, including but not limited to, general surgery, anesthesia, cardiology, neurology, and obstetrics and gynecology. She is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and her clients rely on her judgment and ability to successfully and calmly guide them through various types of legal issues, ranging from medical board hearings to jury trials.     

When Karen is not working, she enjoys traveling, scuba diving, volunteering at church, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.    

Honors

  • North Carolina Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2012

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association 
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Chair of the Medical Malpractice Committee, 2017-2018

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  • J.D., Campbell University, 2002
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2002

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