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Karen Malnar is a paralegal in our Real Estate practice group. Karen’s breadth of experience includes the organization and review of due diligence materials, title and survey review, zoning review, preparing authority documents and closing documents. Her expertise extends to multi-state and multi-property acquisitions and real estate financing.


  • Henry Ford Community College
    Associate in Paralegal Studies
  • Michigan Association of Realtors
    Broker License


  • State Bar of Michigan Paralegal Section
  • National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Detroit Chapter, Committee Chair
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Legal Assistants Committee
  • Oakland County Bar Association,
  • The Senior Alliance

Published Works & Speaking Engagements

  • Contributor to articles for Michigan Bar Journal regarding proper use of paralegals (2007)
  • Speaker at the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Legal Assistants Committee Corporate Law Panel Discussion (2005)
  • Speaker at ICLE Seminar “The Lawyer-Paralegal Team: Effective Workflow to Maximize Efficiency (2018)