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Ms. Karen Carrera


Carrera Workplace Solutions

Bilingual Attorney, Investigator, Trainer, and DEI Consultant. Ms. Carrera conducts
workplace investigations for both public and private employers in response to employee 
complaints of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, bullying, and other alleged employee 
misconduct. Ms. Carrera also provides diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and 
harassment prevention trainings and consultations for corporations, government agencies 
and individuals, in both English and Spanish. She holds a certificate from the Association of 
Workplace Investigators (AWI), and is an active member. She also holds a Diversity, 
Equity, and Inclusion Certificate from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell 

Prior to becoming an investigator and trainer, Ms. Carrera was a Plaintiffs’ side employment 
law litigator at Villegas Carrera, Inc. This uniquely qualifies her to determine risk and see 
where employers are vulnerable to being sued by employees. Before Villegas Carrera, Ms. 
Carrera was a Deputy City Attorney and litigator with the San Francisco City Attorney’s 
Office, where she filed lawsuits against property owners who violated San Francisco’s 
housing, health, fire, and police codes. Ms. Carrera also formerly worked as the supervising 
attorney at Legal Aid of Marin and La Raza Centro Legal where she litigated employment 
and housing cases, and managed a diverse staff, including volunteers. She facilitated 
community outreach meetings with the Latino community and services agencies and 
conducted bilingual trainings and drafted Spanish and English self-help manuals.

Ms. Carrera is a 1992 graduate of the University of California College of the Law San 
Francisco (formerly U.C. Hastings), and has practiced law for 28 years. When not working, 
Ms. Carrera enjoys hiking the hills of Marin County with her husband and Maltipoo, Lilly.

Product Type
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Crossing Borders: Unique Aspects of Investigations Involving Immigrants

Credit available - Click Here for more information

Internal Investigators |  External Investigators |  Advanced |  Bias |  Interviewing |  Report Writing
Shivani Sutaria |  Caroline M Schuyler |  Ms. Karen Carrera |  Carson Sprott |  Meagan D Bainbridge
60 minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 13, 2023
Short Description:
The speakers will discuss a few of the unique considerations to workplace investigations involving immigrants.
$50.00 - Base Price

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