1LT, Judge Advocate, Texas State Guard
Advisory Board, USCCA
USCCA Certified Firearms Instructor
Chief Range Safety Officer
Endowment Life Member, National Rifle Association
Second Amendment Foundation
Amarillo Area Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of California
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Board Member, Panhandle Cancer Cure Foundation

Why This?

Despite the ever-increasing involvement of women in the firearms industry and in law enforcement, it still seems to be a bit of a novelty when people learn I am a woman, a lawyer, and a gun owner.

Frequently Asked Questions

Popular questions (and the answers) I get on a frequent basis.

Sabrina Karels

Sabrina Karels is a civil trial attorney and firearms law attorney with over 20 years of  experience hailing from the great state of Texas. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and California and is a regular guest speaker at state and national events. She serves on the planning committee for the TexasBarCLE Annual Firearms Law Seminar, and she has spoken at the USCCA Expo and NRA convention. She is a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, endowment life member of the NRA, and serves on the Advisory Board for the United States Concealed Carry Association. She is also a USCCA certified firearms instructor and a Chief Range Safety Officer.

Ms. Karels has extensive experience in rapid crisis management and response.  She understands the unique stresses and strains borne by individuals and companies embroiled in a lawsuit, as well as the financial concerns attendant to defending and pursuing those lawsuits.  She utilizes a pragmatic and direct approach to meet the client’s goals, move the case forward, and seek a resolution that best serves the client’s interests.  Whether in the boardroom or the courtroom, she will stand firm in support of her clients and advocate on their behalf.

Ms. Karels is a native Texan and grew up in a small town in Central Texas.  Her family taught her the value of hard work, loyalty, and dedication, and she believes in the philosophy, “if it has to get done, we’ll get it done.”  In her spare time, she strives to obtain more firearms training and enjoys baking and water sports.

You can find Sabrina, or “Skar” as her friends call her, on the Constitutionally Armed podcast and on Youtube as the “the Gun Law Chick.”

Sabrina R. Karels
Riney & Mayfield LLP

For more background information see the Riney & Mayfield website.