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David B. Karp

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Since he was admitted to practice in Wisconsin in 1982, David B. Karp has worked tirelessly to assist injury and family law clients. During the course of his lengthy career, he successfully has tried hundreds of cases and has settled countless more.

Practice areas

David B. Karp can provide you with knowledgeable legal guidance in the following areas:

Personal injury law


Family law


Whether you suffered injuries in a car accident or other type of personal injury matter, David B. Karp looks forward to providing you with experienced legal aid.

David Karp has represented individuals in family law cases in the following specific areas;

spousal support cases; child support cases; family support cases; cases involving concealment of assets; marital waste and squandering of assets; income tax issues; cases involving pre-nuptial agreements; domestic violence cases; divorce mediation; divorce arbitration; cases involving gifted and inherited property; annulment cases; interstate jurisdictional conflicts; long term marriages; cases involving the award of homestead property; cases involving disability claims; complex tax issues; UCCJEA custody cases; representation in large estates; cases involving large wage earners; representation of small business owners; custody of children; cases involving individuals who own multiple rental properties; cases involving individuals who own commercial real estate; cases involving pre-marital assets; post divorce custody cases; removal cases (taking children out of state); post divorce child support modifications; post divorce spousal support modifications; cohabitation cases;  cases involving motions to reopen or vacating judgments; cases dealing with personal injury awards; debt and financial obligations; division of retirement benefits, pensions, 401Ks, 403Bs, and IRAs; division of stocks and stock options; earning capacity cases; third party visitation rights; determination of paternity cases; issues involving qualified domestic relations orders (QDRO’s); Contempt motions; Enforcement of judgment motions; health insurance and COBRA rights; life insurance and trust issues; variable costs of children; Section 71 payment cases;


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 75%
    2 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    2 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Karp & Iancu, S.C.

933 N. Mayfair Rd.
Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI, 53226-3432

Karp & Iancu, S.C.

500 W. Silver Spring Drive Suite K200
Milwaukee, WI, 53217



WIGood Standing198203/02/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super lawyersWisconsin Super Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in WisconsinAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2015
Best lawyersBest Lawyers in America2015
Leading lawyersM Magazine2015
Leading LawyersM magazine2014
Super LawyerWisconsin Super Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in WisconsinAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2014
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Top 100 Trial Lawyers in WisconsinAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2013
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Top 100 Trial Lawyers in WisconsinAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2011
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKarp Law Offices, S.C.1990 - Present
ShareholderWiernick & Karp, S.C.1982 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarEthical Considerations2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Marquette University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Midwinter seminarHot Tip-Disability Income2015
Midwinter SeminarModerator- Family Court Commissioners Panel2015
Winter meetingCase law update2014
National Leadership meeting- Chicago, IllLeadership confernece2014
monthly meeting/ dinnerModerator- Family Court Commissioner's Panel2014
Moderator- Conference PanelMaintenance Issues2014
Midwinter seminarHot Tips- pension plan in pay status2014
Midwinter SeminarModerator- Family Court Commissioners Panel2014
Ethicsspeaker- ethics2014
Door County annual family law workshopEthics2014
annual seminarmoderator- ethics panel2014
annual DCI seminarModerator- panel dicsussion2014
Family Law Workshop- Door CountySpeaker- initial client intake2013
DCI annual seminarModerator-2013
Midwinter SeminarModerator- Family Court Commissioners Panel2012
Your Family Law Practice in the 21st CenturySpeaker2011
Midwinter SeminarHot Tips- Wisconsin Placement Calculator2011
Financial Divorce Settlements in Tough Economic TimesSpeaker- Financial issues2009
Advanced Trial IssuesGAL Training2003