Karen is the head of our family law department, and practices exclusively in the area of family law. She has experience at all court levels in BC and has trained as a family law mediator and in collaborative divorce. She’s a member of the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association as well as the Fraser Valley Family Law Group (CBA subsection). With her education, experience and background, Karen has been a frequent speaker on family law issues, presenting to numerous community organizations.
Born in New York, Karen moved with her family to the Lower Mainland in 1970. She attended Western Washington University in Bellingham, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts. She then returned to BC to earn her Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia in 1994. After articling with a small firm in North Delta, Karen was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1997.
Karen joined RDM Lawyers in 2009 and lives in the Fraser Valley with her two children.