Karen Papadopoulos

BA (York), LLB/JD (Osgoode), MBA (Schulich), Bars of Ontario and New York

Karen Papadopoulos is Crown Counsel at the Crown Law Office – Criminal, Ministry of the Attorney General. She is an experienced trial and appellate litigator, with a specialization in leading large-scale appeals before the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada. She taught Trial Advocacy at Osgoode Hall for many years, and is a director of the Ministry’s Appellate Advocacy course. Prior to joining the Crown Law Office, Karen practiced as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. She regularly presents on a number of criminal law matters to members of the bar, the judiciary, and students. In 2023, Karen received the Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Gold Key Award in the Public Sector.