Kharis Lund tailors her work to each client’s specific needs, taking great pride in her meticulous attention to detail and unrelenting research, which she uses to craft compelling arguments. Clients rely on Kharis to draft motions and appellate briefs that powerfully argue on their behalf, all while skillfully advising them through the complex appellate process.
Kharis has worked in various positions during and after law school to expand her writing and advocacy skills and refine her practice for her clients’ benefit. Prior to joining Coffey Modica O’Meara Capowski, she worked as an associate for a prominent New York law firm where she was an integral member of their appellate practice. She assisted with drafting sections of briefs and legal memorandum, utilizing her research skills for a variety of cases, and helping to design litigation strategy. She also assisted in editing and researching several New York Law Journal articles.
During her time in law school, Kharis served as Senior Notes Editor on the Cardozo Law Review. She also worked as a legal intern at Cardozo Law School’s Civil Rights Clinic and interned at Manhattan Legal Services in its East Harlem Housing Unit, where she provided free legal services to indigent New Yorkers.
Prior to law school, Kharis worked in recruiting and diversity initiatives at Amazon and as an event planner and coordinator at United Nations Volunteers, where she designed social awareness and fundraising events focused on cancer research.
Kharis is a recipient of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) coveted 2020 Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest First Place Award. Her winning article was published in the ABA’s Family Law Quarterly.
- New Jersey
- New York
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., cum laude
- Cardozo Law Review, Senior Notes Editor
- Cardozo Law Review, Equity and Inclusion Committee Board Member
- Seattle Pacific University, B.A., summa cum laude