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Karen M Authement

Karen M Authement Esq

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Debt Collection, Wills & Living Wills, Car Accidents, Divorce & Separation

Karen Authement

About Me

I opened the KMA Law Office in 2010 as a general practice firm that focuses on: automobile and work injury claims, wills, trusts, estate planning and administration, and collections. KMA Law Office is a full service law firm which also assists individuals and business in the areas of foreclosures and debt collections.

I stay on top of the current issues and changes in the law with continuing legal education seminars on a regular basis. I started working in the legal legal profession over 20 years, as a paralegal in 1990, working with attorneys in the areas of criminal law, family law, personal injury and medical malpractice. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Workers Compensation: 30%
    5 years, 55 cases
  2. Car Accidents: 20%
    11 years, 52 cases
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    6 years, 35 cases
  4. Debt Collection: 20%
    10 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  5. Divorce & Separation: 10%
    6 years, 37 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-300/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

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    Ms. Authement is a diligent and detailed oriented lawyer that finds resourceful methods to solve legal problems. As an attorney I have known Ms. Authement for many years, and have observed her work first hand. Without hesitation I would recommend her services to anyone requiring sound legal guidance. In my estimation, there are few lawyers with such discipline and devotion to ensuring value for clients.

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    Kevin Allis
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew Decker Trollinger

    I know Ms. Authment as an incredibly knowledgeable attorney in the Maryland area. She works tirelessly to ensure every avenue is explored and every source of recovery pursued for her clients. If you have chosen Ms. Authment as your attorney, you will not be disappointed!

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    Matthew Trollinger Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

KMA Law Office

540 Ritchie Highway
Suite 201
Severna Park, MD, 21146

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200607/18/2014
MDActive200405/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Karen M. Authement LLC2010 - Present
Managing AssociateLaw Offices of Heidi S. Kenny, LLC2005 - 2010
AssociateJerome J. Seidenman, PA2004 - 2005
Paralegal- law clerkJerome J. Seidenman PA1996 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maryland Association for JusticeMember2004 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Baltimore City Bar FoundationMember2004 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of BaltimoreHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
BWI Business Professionals luncheonBusiness receivables2012