Karen Egonis, Attorney at Law
Licensed to Practice Law in New Hampshire
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
M.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., magna cum laude, Texas A&M University
Ms. Karen Egonis is currently an Associate Attorney at Liu & Associates, practicing exclusively immigration and nationality law.
Prior to joining Liu & Associates, Ms. Egonis worked as a public defender in New Hampshire, representing indigent clients charged with misdemeanors, felonies, and juvenile delinquency in criminal and family courts. She later expanded her practice to include family, landlord/tenant, and immigration law.
In law school, Ms. Egonis took an avid interest in immigration issues. She served in the law center’s immigration clinic, where she successfully argued for asylum for a Cameroonian client in Immigration Court. Ms. Egonis served as an intern at Tahirih Justice Center in Falls Church, Virginia, where she worked with immigrant women feeling human rights violations. Ms. Egonis also explored the area of public interest law, participating in the law center’s pro bono volunteer initiative, working with the Texas Innocence Network to investigate claims of actual innocence in capital cases, and serving as a public interest fellow at the United Nations International Labour Office in Geneva, Switzerland.
Before becoming a lawyer, Ms. Egonis worked as a technical writer and editor, drafting materials and managing documentation efforts for various multinational companies.