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Karen Dexter

Part-Time Faculty


Karen Dexter, Esq., LICSW is an adjunct professor at the Boston College School of Social Work. She received her master’s degree in social work from Boston University and her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Attorney Dexter's clinical background is with children and families. She has worked within the MA child welfare and mental health system for the past 20 years as well as focuses her legal practice on family law. Her particular areas of interest include domestic violence, child custody and social welfare policy issues impacting children and families.

Selected Publications

Assisted in the Development of the 2018 MA Olmstead Plan