Attorney Karen M. Wright

Photo of Atty Karen M Wright with credentialsAttorney 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. She 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. She is a lifelong resident of Mansfield where she makes her home.

Areas of Practice

Real Estate
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


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

Published Works

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

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

Languages: English