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Karen DiSalvo

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  • Government Matters

Biography

Karen DiSalvo joined the firm in 2024. In her 21 years as a Pennsylvania educator, Karen has been privileged to teach a variety of courses including Legal Research and Writing, Legal Ethics, and Fundamentals of Speech Communication. She is currently a Faculty Member at the Pennsylvania College of Technology, an affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University.

 Karen received her bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University in 1993. While in college, she was enrolled in the University Scholars Program (subsequently renamed the Schreyer Honors College), an honors program from which she received her degree in English Literature. Karen received her J.D. cum laude from the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, PA. While in law school, she was the Associate Editor of the “Dickinson Journal of International Law” and was a regular contributing columnist to the school’s newspaper, the “Judicial Notice.”

 Karen is the Vice President of the Election Research Institute, a nonprofit organization developed to restore trust in U.S. elections through research, education, and litigation support.

The Election Research Institute was established to protect voting rights by identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities in election systems, and advocating for lawful, fair elections and government transparency.

Education

  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. – 1997
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Woolsack Honor Society
    • Honors: National Order of Barristers
    • Honors: ATLA Trial Team – Regional Winner
    • Law Journal: Dickinson Journal of International Law, Associate Editor
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. – 1993
    • Major: English Literature

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1997
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Pennsylvania