Karen Scent Tosh

 

Ms. Tosh grew up in Crittenden County, Kentucky, by the Cumberland River.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary's University, a Master of Arts degree from Murray State University, and a Juris Doctor degree from the Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville.

 

For over 30 years, Ms. Tosh has been in private practice in Alabama and Kentucky, and for the past 17 years in Boston, Massachusetts.  She joined The Miller Law Firm in 2012.  Ms. Tosh has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® and Massachusetts Super Lawyers®.  Her peers have selected her to be awarded an AV® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell and she is included in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Roster of Pre-Eminent Lawyers in Family Law.

 

Her areas of practice include Admiralty and Maritime (both commercial and litigation), Commercial Transactions, Employment and Human Resources, General Litigation and Mediation.  She has extensive trial experience in numerous state and federal courts.  She has also completed 60 hours of mediation training and is an accomplished mediator.  She participated in Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation in 2003, conducted by Roger Fisher, co-author of Getting to Yes.  She co-authored with David A Hoffman, "Coaching From the Sidelines: Effective Advocacy in Divorce Mediation," 17 Massachusetts Family Law Journal No. 4, 1999.

 

Bars & Courts:

• Kentucky Bar, 1981

• Alabama Bar, 1991

• Massachusetts Bar, 1996

• United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky

• United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky

 

Professional Associations:

• Kentucky Bar Association

• Alabama Bar Association

• McCracken County Bar Association

 

Ms. Tosh was a certified Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers for 20 years, both in Kentucky and Massachusetts chapters of the organization.  She has served on the Board of Managers of Massachusetts for two terms, as an officer, has chaired the Education Committee and was a member of the Admissions Committee for two terms.  Ms. Tosh has served by designation as a Special Justice on the Supreme Court of Kentucky, has been a member of the Kentucky Airport Zoning Commission and, in 1991-1992, served as President of the McCracken County Bar Association. She is a licensed commercial pilot (instrument rated).

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