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Kimberly A. Powers

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About Me

Greetings!   Thank you for taking the time to read my profile.  A little about me: 


I am a 27 year veteran in the mortgage lending, title insurance and real estate industry.  I have handled every aspect of a real estate transaction during my career - from re-zoning vacant farm land, addressing soil conditions, wet land issues, FAA issues to development, new construction, real estate sales, loan origination, appraisal of the property, title insurance, closing the transaction and foreclosure of the loan.  In addition to being a licensed attorney, I am also a licensed real estate broker in Wisconsin and Illinois, hold a title insurance license, and mortgage originators license.


 


I am a graduate of John Marshal Law School in Chicago where I received my Juris Doctorate ( cum laude), my LLM in Taxation, my LLM in Employee Benefits and currently working on my LLM in Information Technology and Privacy.   ( I love to learn...and teach!)


 


I have published articles pertaining to Employee Benefits, ERISA litigation, Information Technology and Privacy, Tax law and Real Estate.  I have also helped write the curriculum for continuing  real estate education for brokers and I serve as a real estate instructor for the real estate school and on the arbitration board for Metropolitan Association of Realtors.   I am also an arbritrator for FINRA.


 


I am very passionate about helping people - I have spent a significant amount of my time working in the Fair Housing arena  both in WIsconsin and Illinois with the Fair Housing Legal Clinic and with the Illinois Attorney Generals Office- working with victims of predatory lending, lending fraud, elderly abuse  and working with people with disabilities who have been discriminated against in housing, have otherwise been denied loans, insurance or accommodations all in violation of the Fair Housing Act. And I would love to help you too!  Feel free to contact me at any time.  


 


Warmest Regards,


 


 ~ Kim ~


    

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Tax: 50%
    6 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Janet L. Heins

    Kimberly is very hard-working, dedicated to clients, and determined to achieve excellent results. She is very personable and easy to work with, and she maintains good relationships with attorneys across many practice areas. Her extensive and varied educational background makes her well-suited to handle extremely complex cases other attorneys reject. I strongly recommend her work and look forward to working with her in the future.

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    Janet Heins Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Russell C. Brannen Jr.

    With her pre-lawyer experience as a top flight real estate broker and her tax training, Kim is an expert in real estate transactions and in tax assessment challenges.I highly recommend her services.

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    Russell Brannen Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Kimberly Powers SC

850 N. Elm Grove Rd Ste 25A
Elm Grove, WI, 53122

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201208/17/2015
WIGood Standing200603/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Fair Housing Advocacy -Race and Disability DiscriminationFNMA and McNown Foundation2003
Fair Housing AdvocacyFNMA2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
US Supreme CourtN/A2010 - Present
FINRA/NASD-NYSEArbitrator2006 - Present
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternityMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Primer on Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay ActPrimer on Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act2009
Red Flag - Information Technology and PrivacyPrimer on Red Flags Regulations2009
Wisconsin Real Estate CEWI Real Estate Continuing Education for Real Estate Brokers2009
Primer of I.R.C 1031 ExchangesPrimer of I.R.C 1031 Exchanges2007
ERISA and Benefits Law JournalPrimer on ERISA Litigation2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoInformation Technology and PrivacyLLM IT/Privacy - Graduation pending 20102010
John Marshall Law School- ChicagoLLM Employee BenefitsLLM Employee Benefits ( post doctorate)2009
John MarshallLLM TaxTax law ( post doctorate)2006