Sarasota Divorce Lawyers

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Karen L Martell
Law Office of Matthew Z. Martell, P.A.
1990 Main St., Ste. 750
Sarasota, FL 34236

Communication Center

Phone: (941) 556-7020
Fax: (941) 556-0521


Sarasota Office Manager Karen L Martell joined the Law Office of Matthew Z. Martell, P.A. in 2002 as a legal secretary. Shortly thereafter, she was promoted to the position of receptionist and part-time bookkeeper. Since 2002, she has been responsible for assisting Attorney Martell in all phases of his legal practice, including pre-trial preparation, document management, client communications and bookkeeping. She now serves as Office Manager for our law firm.

In March of 2005, Mrs. Martell’s exceptional organizational and managerial skills were formally recognized and she was given the opportunity to serve as a legal administrator. Specifically, Mrs. Martell became the Firm’s Legal Administrator/Office Manager at that time. She is now responsible for overall general management; human resources issues; paralegal, secretarial, and law clerk staffing; employee recruiting; office systems management; office space planning and renovation; and bookkeeping.

Karen L Martell attended State College of New York (S.U.N.Y) at New Paltz where she graduated with an Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree in Office Administration. She also attended the Atlantic Technical Center (A.T.C.) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for Court Reporting. Prior to attending college, Mrs. Martell was a professional ballet dancer in New York City. Mrs. Martell is currently a member of National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA), as well as the Southwest Florida Paralegal Association (SWFPA).  In 2013, she was elected Vice President of the Southwest Florida Paralegal Association.

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