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I found Karen to be a very respectful and knowledgeable attorney. Karen is also a very approachable and patient person. These qualities allowed us to even have a few laughs making an awful situation a little bit more tolerable. — Jenene S.

I have already referred friends and colleagues to Karen, including members of the FBI. She effectively and efficiently created a strategy with diligence and insight, maneuvering my case through its complexities, and skillfully executed the plan in court. We won judgment for all damages sought. Ms. Shishem managed to secure justice where three previous attorneys had merely advocated for themselves. I recommend her fully and whole heartedly. — Chris D.

During a difficult time in my divorce proceedings, I was grateful that Karen was extremly kind, knowledgeable, and took me step by step of the whole thing. I felt very comfortable knowing that I had such a power house in my corner and that I was going to be getting a fair shake in my divorce. — Deanna J.

My son was in a bad car accident and I was at a loss in terms of what to do. A friend recommended Karen, and I am so happy that I contacted her. Karen handled absolutely everything in an extremely professional manner. She continuously informed us of what was happening with the case and made sure my son received the compensation he was entitled to. I would recommend Karen completely to anyone in need of an attorney! — Jacques K.

Karen was also very professional and punctual. Overall, I felt very confident with Karen as my divorce attorney. — Mary Jane L.

I would highly recommend Karen Shishem to anyone. She helped me through one of the most difficult times of my life. She was very professional and caring through this time. She is very knowledgeable and good at what she does. She always made time for me. Whenever I would have a question or concern she would always be there to resolve my issues. If by chance she was not available she would always return my calls in a reasonable amount of time. I would and have not hesitated to recommend Karen to family, friends and co-workers. I cannot say enough good things about Karen. — Gina D.

A few years ago I was injured at work. I fell and hit my head on a concrete garage floor. I went to Karen Shishem for legal help. I told her my story and she told me that she thought I had a case. We sued the homeowner's insurance of the house I was hurt on. She took care of everything for me. I went to one meeting with Karen and the opposing lawyer, where I told them what happened. Not long after, Karen came to me with a settlement offer that I thought was more than fair. We settled, and I walked away with a substantial amount after all legal and medical bills were paid. I was especially impressed with the fact that my check was personally delivered. No waiting a week for the mail. I got it as soon as she did. I've recommended Karen Shishem to my friends and family for any of their legal problems. I liked the personal attention, and especially the results! — Joe M.

Karen Shishem represented me in a bike accident case that lasted nearly three years. During this time, Karen constantly made sure I was aware of any changes to my case and what my best options were. Her ability to negotiate with several parties illustrated her expertise in practicing law. Karen insisted on settling my case only for the best option available. She was always cheerful and willing to answer my questions. In addition, Karen was motivated and interested in learning more about me in order to get the results that would make me the most satisfied. If someone I knew was looking for legal assistance, I would definitely recommend Karen to represent them. — Adam C.

Karen Shishem and her team helped me through a very difficult personal injury case and provided excellent service and results. I must say, entering into a situation such as a personal injury lawsuit, you are skeptical and suspicious of any legal service you encounter. From the first visit and throughout the duration of the case, Karen kept me at ease, appropriately kept me informed of the process and her expectations, and--most of all--approached the entire process with integrity and honesty. Trust is one of those characteristics that a person wants and looks for in an attorney when they represent your point of view in a court of law. Karen and her team most assuredly provided this more than I could have asked for. I highly recommend Karen for any legal need you may have.— Mark O.

I have known Karen Shishem for a long time. She has been my attorney for many years. She initially represented me in a Real Estate transaction. After that, I was in a car accident and Karen handled that case for me, too. I was extremely happy with the settlement that we reached. She is an amazing attorney. I felt very confident in her abilities. She kept me informed during the whole process, was very accessible and I never felt that my case was unimportant. Over the years, Karen has given me sound legal advice on many different issues. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking a knowledgeable, experienced and trustworthy attorney. — Gaytana M.

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