Karen S Yochim

Karen S Yochim

Law Office of Alba & Yochim P.A.
  • Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning ...
  • Florida
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Karen Yochim brings a skilled legal analysis and compassionate representation to the Law Office of Alba & Yochim P.A.. Karen has practiced in Gainesville, Florida since 2003, primarily in the area of family law. However, she also represents clients in estate planning and administration, guardianship and incapacity proceedings, and probate matters. Her educational and career background provides her with the legal, financial and psychological knowledge to effectively serve her clients in these areas of the law. Karen has extensive valuable experience representing clients facing complex dissolution of marriage issues such as: retirement account distributions, business valuations, contested custody cases involving mental health professionals and mental health evaluations, establishment and modification of alimony, property distribution, and attorney’s fee matters. She also assist clients with estate and incapacity planning including: preparing trusts for elderly adults and minor children and representing clients seeking guardianship of incapacitated adults and children, as well. Karen received her B.A. degree in Economics from Furman University, with a concentration in psychology, in 1997. After working for one of the nation’s largest banks as a branch manager for several years, she returned to school and received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2003. When not advocating for her clients, Karen spends time with her two small children. She enjoys boating, reading, and being outdoors. Firm Information: Law Office of Alba & Yochim P.A. 2700 NW 43rd Street, Ste D Gainesville, FL, 32606 352-327-3643

Practice Areas
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Member- Special Events Committee
St. Michael's Day School
- Current
Of Counsel Attorney
Law Office of Alba & Dubose P.A.
- Current
Gerald T Bennett Inn of Court
- Current
James T Adkins Inn of Court
University of Florida
J.D. (2003)
Honors: Graduated cum laude Book Award, Clinic Prep: Pro se Class, UF (2002)
Activities: Supreme Court Certified Law Student Advocate, Family Law
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Furman University
Honors: Dean's list
Activities: Officer, Registrar, Vice President, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Furman University (1994 – 1997) Vice President of Philanthropy, PanHellenic Council, Furman University (1994 – 1997) Coordinator, Habitat for Humanity (all-greek / sorority & fraternity project) (1994 – 1997)
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Professional Associations
James T Adkins Inn of Court
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Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association
Website Committee
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Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association
President- YLD
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Articles & Publications
? Presentation Speaker, Getting Your House in Order, Estate &Incapacity Planning, Forest Meadow Funeral Home (Sept 2010)
Contact & Map
Law Office of Alba & Yochim P.A.
2700 NW 43rd Street
Ste D
Gainesville, FL 32606
Toll-Free: (800) 520-5945
Telephone: (352) 327-3643
Fax: (352) 354-4475
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