Karen is a Board Certified Marital and Family Law attorney and specialist. She was born in Buffalo, New York and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She obtained her JD degree from the University of Florida and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1995. Karen is a member of the Florida Bar, and of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, in good standing. Prior to joining Sidweber & Weintraub, P.A., Karen was associated with and became partner in a prominent Miami family law firm from 1996 until 2007. Karen has devoted her entire legal career exclusively to the practice of marital and family law.
Karen has been Board Certified in Martial and Family Law since June 1, 2012, having met all of the requirements of the Florida Bar to be called an expert and specialist. Karen has also achieved the highest possible "AV"peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell, such ratings being established by other lawyers and thereby providing the opportunity for those seeking a lawyer to find the best possible lawyer. Karen is listed as a "Top Lawyer" in the prestigious South Florida Legal Guide for 2010, 2011 and 2012. Karen was a participating member of The First Family Law American Inns of Court and the Family Law section of the Florida Bar. Karen is also member of the Broward County Bar Association.
Litigation Percentage100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Legal SpecialtiesFlorida Bar Board Certified in Marital and Family Law
Bar AdmissionsFlorida, 1995 Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2007
EducationUniversity of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida J.D. University of Michigan, Michigan B.A.
Honors and Awards"AV"peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell "Top Lawyer" South Florida Legal Guide Speaker - Mechanics of the Marital Law Certification Exam Speaker - 'Nibbles & Bits" Martial and Family Law Certification Seminar Top Rated Lawyer - American Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations and MembershipsFlorida Bar Association, Member Florida Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member The First Family Law American Inns of Court, Member Broward County Bar Association, Member