Karen is a Board Certified Marital and Family Law attorney and specialist. She was born in Buffalo, New York and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She obtained her JD degree from the University of Florida and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1995. Karen is a member of the Florida Bar, and of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, in good standing. Prior to joining Sidweber & Weintraub, P.A., Karen was associated with and became partner in a prominent Miami family law firm from 1996 until 2007. Karen has devoted her entire legal career exclusively to the practice of marital and family law. Karen has been Board Certified in Martial and Family Law since June 1, 2012, having met all of the requirements of the Florida Bar to be called an expert and specialist. Karen is a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter. Karen has also achieved the highest possible "AV"peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell, such ratings being established by other lawyers and thereby providing the opportunity for those seeking a lawyer to find the best possible lawyer. Karen is voted as a "Top Lawyer" in the prestigious South Florida Legal Guide, from 2010-present. Karen has also been nominated as "Super Lawyer", from 2015-present. Karen was a participating member of The First Family Law American Inns of Court in Miami, Florida. Sidweber and Weintraub, P.A. has been awarded the prestigious nomination of "Prominent Law Firm" by the South Florida Legal Guide, in its 2017 edition.