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Karen Hulme Alegi

Real estate Attorney at Laytonsville, MD

5.0   10 reviews
  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 14 years
    Maryland - MD 19 years
  • Licensed for 14 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2010
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2004
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Karen

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I am an honest and practical lawyer that cares about the outcome of my client's cases based on their best interests.  This means I strive to minimize costs to the client and practice in the most cost and time efficient manner.  


I enjoy working with clients to resolve and address their legal needs.  I hope that my clients feel that we are forming a lasting business relationship, not just an attorney-client relationship.  


I am active in my community and often speak at meeetings and sponsor local events.  Please contact me if you have questions or would like to discuss an upcoming event that I can sponsor or speak at.  Thank you for viewing my profile.  

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Alegi Law LLC
6525 Olney Laytonsville Rd
Laytonsville, MD, 20882

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Posted by sally | January 31, 2019
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Trust and Realestate
I had a problem with an Estate Trust and Real Estate. Karen was VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE on both issues and she and her staff were extremely efficient in solving both issues in a very timely manner. In the past she has reviewed my trust and made very excellent and thoughtful changes. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Jermaine | July 30, 2018
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Incorporation Services
I recently consulted with and ultimately hired Karen to incorporate my real-estate investment business. Thru the process Karen ensured all my questions and concerns were addressed, provided me with continuous feedback, most importantly made me feel like I was more than just another client. All in all I was exceedingly pleased with the entire process and how quickly she was able to push the paperwork thru at the State level. I highly recommend Karen if you are looking for a top-notch professional with the customer service skills to boot to handle your business incorporation. Jermaine
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Posted by Belinda | February 10, 2017
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Ttile is fine
My husband and I had to fill out our wills, durable power of attorneys, and advance directives. I had heard Karen speak at a meeting at my company, and I was very impressed with how she made the presentation and in the way she answered questions from the audience. I knew she was the lawyer for us. I saved her information for a couple of years (procrastinating!), but we finally got up our nerve to go see her - what a pleasant experience she made of filling out the papers that we thought would be really hard! Karen was very thorough and made sure we understood each part of the documents. Her office and staff were also tip-top. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone needing her services. We appreciate the time Karen spent with us.
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Posted by Donna | November 15, 2016
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Karen gets the job done!
We highly recommend Karen for your will and estate planning needs. She is very prompt, knowledgeable and personable. She is able to talk you through the tough questions with ease and confidence. Don't delay in getting your affairs in order. She will know how to get it all in place for what suits your needs today and is prepared to make adjustments as those needs change.
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Posted by Susan | April 16, 2015
Estate Planning
We had no idea what to expect as we prepared our will, our questions and concerns were taken care of by Karen. Karen is a professional and she made our meetings very friendly and not intimidating. The documents she prepared seem very thorough and well written and we believe will guide our family members with our wishes in the future. She was quick to respond with the initial first phone/email. We've wanted to do this for quite sometime and glad I was referred to Karen to complete the process.
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Posted by Don | February 25, 2014
Great Experience
My wife and I were very pleased with the service that we received from Ms. Alegi. Not only was she friendly and professional, she offered to come to our home to discuss the documents we were considering (Wills, Living Wills and Power of Attorneys). After discussing our particulars with her, we chose to proceed with these documents, which in turn she e-mailed us drafts for review and made the changes we requested (twice) within a very reasonable time frame. Once everything was to our satisfaction, she once again came to our home for the final review and signing of all the documents as well as brought a witness with her. A few days later, we had the "final" documents in our possession.
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Posted by Chu May | September 27, 2013
A Top-Notch Discovery
Stumbling upon Karen was one of the best accidents to have occurred in my life. She was extremely patient and understanding as my divorce lawyer, even with English being my second language. She's 100% up-to-date and knows the law very well. Not knowing how the divorce process worked, Karen explained everything in a very clear timeline and prepared me for what was to come and explained to me what my rights were. Karen is wonderfully friendly and totally professional. I would recommend this superb lawyer to anyone who is going through a divorce/separation.
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Posted by Amelia | March 2, 2010
Excellent representation
Karen is a great listener. After meeting with 4 different attorneys, I chose Karen because she was the most realistic. The other attorneys made statements that made it clear to me they didn't understand my case because they didn't listen to the details, and were only interested in 'cashing in'. Karen took in all the information and gave me the best recommendations for moving forward. Her advice and representation was worth much more than I ended up paying her.
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Posted by anonymous | February 19, 2010
Great Lawyer and services!
We received service for a complete the will package including the last will and testament, living will, and power of attorney. Mrs. Alegi was professional and extremely helpful.
Posted by Jason | February 15, 2010
I'd highly recommend Karen for any of your Family Law needs
Karen Hulme-Alegi has provided estate planning services for me. She was knowledgeable and responsive to my particular needs. The overall estate planning was made easy, and Karen took her time to thoroughly answer all my questions. In addition to estate planning, Karen has advised me on child custody matters. When working with her, I’m most impressed by her strong ethics and overall interest in providing me with the best service possible. I recommend Karen Hulme-Alegi to all my friends and family who need a Family Law attorney.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Covenant Title & Escrow LLC
  • 2019 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Alegi Anderson, LLC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Senior Associate
  • Gimmel, Weiman, Ersek, Blomberg & Lewis, P.A.
  • 2009 - 2013
  • Attorney
  • Alegi Law Group, LLC
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Attorney
  • Gordon & Simmons, LLC
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Attorney
  • Women's Law Center of Maryland
  • 2005 - 2006
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  • The Catholic University of America School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2004
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A.
  • 1998

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Point Partners Inc. v Ruggeri and Brooks
  • Verdict in Favor of Client


  • Attorney Grievance Committte
  • Peer Review Panel
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Advisory Panel Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County
  • 2008 - Present
  • Bar Association of Frederick County
  • 2006 - Present
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • 2004 - Present
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County Maryland, Lawyer Assistance Committee
  • Co-chair
  • 2015 - 2018
  • Montgomery American Inn of Court
  • Barrister
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Maryland Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Women's Bar Association of Maryland
  • 2010 - 2015
  • Montgomery American Inn of Court
  • Associate
  • 2010 - 2011
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyer
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Top Lawyer
  • Bethesda Magazine
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • The Power Conference
  • Picking an Entity for Your Business
  • 2018
  • MOMs Club Meeting
  • 3 Documents Every Parent Should Have
  • 2013
  • Meeting
  • Estate Planning Documents
  • 2013
  • Employee Seminar
  • Estate Planning Documents For Everyone
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (4)
Endorse Karen
Real estate Attorney | Oct 29
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Karen is a top notch lawyer! Whether you have issues in Circuit Court, or you're in need of expert title processing, you'll be in good hands with Karen Alegi! She's courteous, knowledgeable, nimble, and has a breadth of experience practicing law in the region. She is well known and highly respected in the Maryland legal community and I endorse her to work on any matter she feels comfortable handling. If I needed to hire a lawyer for a real estate litigation matter, she would be the first person I would contact. Karen is a professional in the truest sense of the word. Client focused, and results driven, she is an inspiration to many in the community for her work in and out of the courtroom."
Mediation Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Karen through various organizations and groups we have been involved with. She is a smart, hard working, and well rounded attorney. It is apparent that Karen truly cares about her clients."
Family Attorney | Apr 27
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"In my 40 plus years as an attorney, I have supervised and trained many attorneys. Karen Alegi knows the law thoroughly, realtes well to clients and gets excellent results. She is one of the best I have worked with."
Family Attorney | Apr 27
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Karen is a diligent attorney who always puts the client first. She is able to assist the client in evaluating the client's short and long term needs and goals all while being mindful of the attorney's fees being expended. Ms. Alegi also balances the benefits of negotiation, mediation and other non-litigation methods to help her clients with her ability to be an aggressive litigator when the matter requires those skills. We are pleased to have Karen as part of our legal team."
Family Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Co-worker
"Working with Karen has been a pleasure. She is hardworking, knowledgeable and committed to her clients. I wouldn't hesitate to refer a member of my family to Karen."
Laytonsville Real estate Lawyer Karen Hulme Alegi
Karen Hulme Alegi
Real estate Attorney
Laytonsville, MD
Licensed for 19 years