The sum of experience and knowledge, plus the grit and determination we provide our clients set us apart.



Marshall University, BA, MA

Indiana University, JD


Karen is deeply involved in pro bono and volunteer work for the community, serving as the first female chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, and as president of womanSong Chorale, an all-female community chorus.

Karen E. Klein, Attorney

Karen E. Klein is an associate attorney at Moore-Biser. Ms. Klein’s practice focuses on complex matters including insurance defense, coverage and bad faith, administrative law, automobile liability, mining accident litigation, canonical law, mass torts, municipal law, workplace injuries and general civil litigation.

Karen was admitted to the West Virginia Bar in 2003. She is a member of Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, and Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society. She is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in West Virginia and the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Before joining Moore-Biser, Karen practiced law at defense firms in Huntington and Charleston, West Virginia. Prior to law school, she worked in mass media for 12 years at the Charleston Daily Mail, Burlington (Mass.) Union, and The Detroit News newspapers, and as a freelance writer for a national trade industry magazine publisher.

Karen earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington (now known as Indiana University Maurer School of Law), where she was senior managing editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal from 2002 to 2003. She also served as law clerk to the Honorable Douglas R. Bridges of Monroe County, Indiana, and the IU Student Representative to the ABA. Karen received both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in journalism from Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Moore-Biser is a West Virginia law firm providing litigation and insurance defense representation to clients who have interests and/or matters in the state of West Virginia.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • General Civil Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Mass Torts
  • Mining Accident Defense
  • Workplace Injury Defense
  • Municipal Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Canonical Law