Karina Norwood


Karina was a summer associate at Cozen O’Connor and gained experience writing internal research memorandums on a variety of topics including: proximate cause and comparative fault, proper measure of damages, anticipatory warrants in the context of a controlled delivery, notice and attendance of a party at a hearing, waiver of an automatic termination clause, a contracts remaining viability if parties continue business as usual, and proper methods of devising an automobile dealership.

Prior to her summer associate work, she worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office EDPA, interned for Family Law Magistrate Judge at Frederick County Circuit Court, and was a research analyst at Potomac Advocates in Washington, D.C., where she examined legislative budgets for defense allocations and coordinated industry events.

Karina earned her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Salisbury University and her law degree, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. While in law school she served as Reimel Coordinator to the Moot Court Board where she won the 60th  Annual Thomas L. Reimel Moot Court Competition and finished as a quarterfinalist at the National August A. Rendigs, Jr. National Products Liability Moot Court Competition. Karina also held the vice president and president position of the Juvenile Law Society during her time at Villanova.




The Tension Between Protecting Children’s Best Interests and Parents’ Freedom of Speech Rights

April 01, 2021

Karina Norwood published a case note in the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer in the Spring 2021 edition called “The Tension Between Protecting Children’s Best Interests and Parents’ Freedom of Speech Rights.”


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2021
  • Salisbury University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2016
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey