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Karen F. Jusevitch

Karen is a paralegal in the Community Development District and Special District Practice Group.
She works on a wide array of matters related to special districts including establishment and amendments, bond validation and financing, public procurement, public records, contracts, rulemaking, real property and litigation. Prior to joining Hopping Green & Sams, Karen worked in state government, a non-profit legal defense firm, the telecommunications industry, and private law firms. A Kansas native, Karen loves being outdoors, socializing with family and friends, and rooting for her beloved Seminoles. Karen also enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, Toby, and their children, Nick and Courtney.
Education
  • Florida State University, B.S., Criminology, Cum Laude (Minor in Psychology; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Golden Key Honor Society)
Community Involvement
  • Tallahassee Community Chorus, member
  • Lincoln High School, volunteer
  • Girl Scouts of the Big Bend
  • Cub Scouts of America
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk
  • Kids Voting Leon County
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Team parent for various sports teams
Legal Experience
Currently provides support for special district matters, including legislative stewardship districts
Previous experience includes work on land use rights, historical research and environmental issues
Worked on Federal Communications Commission and Florida Public Service Commission regulatory issues, litigation support and telecommunications issues
Provided trial and appellate assistance on a variety of complex civil matters and election issues