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Karen L. Root

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Employment and labor Attorney at Decatur, IL

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  • Licensed for 27 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1996
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Hawkins & Root, P.C. Attorneys at Law
250 North Water Street
Decatur, IL, 62523
Karen L. Root
363 S Main St Ste 502
Decatur, IL, 62523-1449
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Posted by anonymous | June 13, 2015
Former client
Karen was extremely knowledgable regarding the law and was aggressive in the courtroom. I can't thank her enough for everything she did to help me. She is awesome!
Posted by anonymous | December 18, 2009
over charged, non-responsive
I hired this attorney to act as local counsel on a case in Decatur. She provided solid information on local procedure. However, she failed to provide an accounting of her time at the conclusion of the case despite repeated requests. I provided her with a $1500.00 retainer which she was to bill against hourly. She kept the entire amount without providing any itemization of time. In my opinion, she over-charged for the amount of work she did on the case and was not entitled to the full retainer. She didn't even give me the courtesy of returning my phone calls or emails in an attempt to justify keeping the entire retainer.
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Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • Sangamon State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1993

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Decatur Employment and labor Lawyer Karen L. Root
Karen L. Root
Employment and labor Attorney
Decatur, IL
Licensed for 27 years