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The Hon. Karen Sartain, an attorney in Westhampton, is a licensed member of the state bars of New York and Florida and of the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Judge Sartain then earned her Juris Doctorate in 1993 from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. Judge Sartain began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in the Miami Public Defender’s office. During her time there, she gained experience representing Miami’s indigent clients from arraignment through sentencing. That included taking over 40 trials to verdict. In 2016, Judge Sartain became a Staff Attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County. She worked exclusively in the Southampton Town Justice Court representing clients in our community. In 2018, Judge Sartain left the Legal Aid Society to start her own practice, Karen Sartain Law, P.C. She continued defending clients who did not have the resources when she was appointed by the Court and as a volunteer attorney for the East End Regional Intervention Court (Drug Court).