Karen McConville

Of-Counsel Attorney

Advice to business owners:

Regularly evaluate employees.


Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland.

People typically do not know that:

Before starting her final year of law school, Karen spent a year backpacking in Australia, New Zealand, and Malaysia.

Clients can expect:

To receive her professionalism, full attention, and patience. She will take all of the burdens of why they are in front of her as much as possible. As she is an entrepreneur herself, she understands the attentiveness that business owners expect.

Client fit:

Karen works well with clients who are immigrants like her as she experienced firsthand how far they have come and their struggles.

Best lawyer skill:

Karen is very thorough and spends quality time with clients to help them understand the process. She pays great attention to details and can recall facts from a large volume of information without the need to double check.

Bragging rights:

She sat for both of the New York and California bar exams within four months of each other and passed both on the first try—the two most difficult bar exams in the country.

To focus on work:

She will put her cellphone and emails on silent.


Karen McConville is an of-counsel attorney at Pasha Law PC. She has experience in criminal, immigration, and business law. She has represented clients who have been charged by the FBI, SEC, and IRS, Karen became an associate attorney for a notable criminal practitioner in San Francisco after being given the opportunity to practice in the United States. Karen is actively involved in the Bay Area Irish community and provides pro bono legal services. Her most notable work was in 2019 when she was appointed to the Criminal Justice Act Panel in Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco to represent indigent defendants facing federal criminal charges.