Kaley Childs Karaffa joined the CBE team in September 2015. Prior to joining CBE, Ms. Karaffa was General Counsel of Clarolux LLC. Before beginning an in-house practice, Ms. Karaffa practiced law in New York City with a focus in real estate, banking law, and litigation. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Karaffa served as Program Director of Jefferson County Teen Court. Ms. Karaffa is currently the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Northside Charter High School in Brooklyn, NY. She served as Co-Chair of the CLE Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association Corporate Counsel Section from 2015 through 2017. Ms. Karaffa founded and served on the Board of Directors of YP Civitan of Greensboro from 2013 through 2016. Ms. Karaffa received a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in Political Science from Samford University and a Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law. Ms. Karaffa is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.