James Cox is fortunate to have as his Legal Assistant, Karen C. Oswalt.  Karen has over 26 years of experience working for attorneys.  She assists in trial preparation, legal research, drafting pleadings and working directly with clients.  Karen is experienced in performing title searches for property transactions and writing title insurance policies.  She attends continuing legal education seminars every year in order to stay informed of trends and changes in the law.

She is an expert in bankruptcy computer programs and she prepares all of the bankruptcy filings for James Cox.  In addition, Karen prepares offers in compromise for the settlement of tax controversies.

Karen and her family reside in Macon County on their family farm.  They are the sixth generation of family to farm this land. She is a member of the Women’s Committee of the Macon County Farmers Federation.  She is a strong advocate for the family farm through her association with Farmers Federation and legislative representatives.