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Karen Smith is a paralegal in our Real Estate practice group. Karen has extensive experience in commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions for both developers and investors. She manages real estate due diligence and processes that include title insurance and survey review, land use and zoning, and document preparation. Karen’s breadth of knowledge extends to several areas of law, including consumer finance and leasing, bankruptcy, and financial services transaction law.


  • Oakland University
    Paralegal Certificate
  • Michigan State University
    B.A. in Psychology


  • State Bar of Michigan Paralegal Section
  • American Bar Association Real Property Section
  • Oakland County Bar Association Paralegal Section
  • Oakland University Paralegal Program, Advisory Board Member
  • Homes for Autism
  • Habitat for Humanity