Karen M. Wright

Karen M. Wright

Mansfield, Massachusetts

Attorney Wright has been member of the Massachusetts Bar since 1985. She concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate, probate, estate planning and elder law.

She has been a Land Court Title Examiner since 2007 and has testified as an expert witness in the Massachusetts Land Court. In her real estate practice, she represents buyers, sellers, developers, banks and homeowners, and has handled thousands of real estate transactions including sales and refinance mortgages . Attorney Wright has given talks on elder law issues at the Mansfield Council on Aging and the Tri-Town Senior Spectacular. She has appeared before local Planning and Zoning boards for land use issues. She serves as Guardian Ad Litem for Probate cases in Bristol, Norfolk and Plymouth Counties. Attorney Wright volunteers each year at the Norfolk and Bristol County Probate Courts Lawyer of the day program pro bono. She is a lifelong resident of Mansfield where she makes her home.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1985


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1985
  • University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
    • B.A. cum laude - 1981
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: English/Sociology

Published Works

  • "Will your Will Stand Up in Court", Neponset Valley Senior News, November, 2008
  • Mass. Health v. Clara Smith, Mass. NAELA Journal, 2008


  • Lecturer/Senior Spectacular - Trust Issues, Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce, 2012 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Land Court Title Examiner, 2007 to Present
  • First Justices Award for Pro Bono Excellence, 2014 to Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - National and Massachusetts Chapters, Member, 2007 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Gaughen & Gaughen, Attorney, 1985 - 1988
  • Atty. Karen M. Bregnard, Attorney, 1988 - 2001

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lawyer of the Day Program - Bristol County Probate Court, 2013 - Present
  • Lawyer of the Day Program - Norfolk County Probate Court, 2013 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Guardian Ad Litem - Appointments by Bristol, Norfolk and Plymouth County Probate Courts


  • English