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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

Admitted to Practice

Tennessee, 2017

California, 2013

United States District Court, Western District, Tennessee

United States District Court, Central District, California

United States District Court, Southern District, California

Bar Admissions

American Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

California Bar Association

Memphis Bar Association

Karen Roche’s practice focuses on commercial and business litigation and labor and employment law.  After graduating from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where she grew up, Ms. Roche served as a law clerk to the Honorable S. Thomas Anderson of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.  She then worked as an associate in a global law firm in Los Angeles.  Ms. Roche returned to Memphis and joined Burch, Porter & Johnson in 2017.  

In her free time, Ms. Roche enjoys traveling, reading, and fostering animals that need a home.


  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 2013
  • University of San Diego, B.A., 2010

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Order of the Coif
  • St. Thomas More Honor Society
  • Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Developments Editor
  • Law Clerk to S. Thomas Anderson, United States District Court, Western District, Tennessee