LEGAL ASSISTANTS

Karen Curtin – Legal Assistant

Karen Curtin joined the practice in 2013. Karen is from Shannon, Co. Clare and has a Degree in Business Studies, but also several Diplomas to include a Diploma in Legal Studies and Business Studies with Computer Applications. Karen worked for Ulster Bank, Head Office, as a Deputy Team Leader for 8 years before joining the practice and Karen’s background in banking has made her an invaluable addition to the business.

Emma Garrihy – Legal Assistant

Emma Garrihy is from Ennistymon, Co. Clare. She graduated with a Higher Certificate in Business and Marketing Management from the Limerick Institute of Technology in 2010, and completed a course in Office Skills at the Ennis College of Further Education in 2011. She worked for several years in Perth in Western Australia, in the State Solicitor’s Office, as a legal assistant, providing extensive administrative support to 9 solicitors, mainly in the area of civil litigation. On her return to Ireland in July 2015, she commenced employment with Carmody and Company. Emma works closely with Sharon Curley, Solicitor.

Elizabeth O'Connor – Legal Assistant

Elizabeth joined the practice in 2020. She is responsible for all matters front of house. She understands how stressful it can be to deal with many legal problems, and to take that first step of seeking legal advice.

Elizabeth has a Diploma in Business and Office Information Systems and she has extensive customer service experience, having worked as a front of house manager for over 10 years in the hotel industry where she was responsible for all customer issues that arose. Elizabeth will refer you on to the correct person to deal with all your legal needs.