Karen M. Bilodeau

Karen M. Bilodeau

Topsham, Maine

cum laude graduate of the University of Maine School of Law and amagna cum laude Bates College graduate, Karen brings passion and caring to every case she handles. Throughout her career she has found incredible satisfaction in giving clients a voice - and helping get their lives back on track - by standing with them and guiding them through the legal process. Karen is a member of the Maine State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group and the Maine Employment Lawyers Association. Born in Augusta, Karen is proud of her deep Maine roots and gives her grandparents, who worked at the now defunct Carleton Woolen Mills, credit for her work ethic.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Medical Negligence
  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court District of Maine


  • University of Maine School of Law, Portland, Maine
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude
  • Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
    • B.A. magna cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Published Works

  • How the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Changed Workers' Rights, Maine Bar Journal, Vol. 26(1), Winter , 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers for Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants, 2013 to present
  • WILG - Top 100 workers' Compensation Attorney, 2014 to present
  • “Lawyer of the Year” for Workers’ Compensation Law in Maine for 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG), Board of Directors, 2017 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Maine Employment Lawyers Association
  • Auburn School Board, Member, 2002 - 2004