Karen Blakely Turner gained 24 years of experience with two large firms – a large, full-service downtown Dallas law firm and one of the Southwest’s largest family law firms – before she established her own law firm, in 2012.
This experience has helped her master the detail and technical expertise necessary in complex property cases and child custody litigation. She is also widely experienced in the creation and execution of marital agreements and is a practitioner of collaborative law.
Few Texas divorce and family law attorneys understand what divorcing people are going through better than Karen Turner. Besides having experience as a Dallas family law attorney, she is a child of divorce and a stepparent, is divorced herself and is now a single parent.
Karen is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists. She has been board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1994. She served as a member of the board of directors of the Family Law section of the Dallas Bar Association. She is also a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation. She also serves as a member of the Committee for a Qualified Judiciary (CQJ) in Dallas County.
Born March 16, 1962, in Longview, Texas, she graduated from Texas Tech University (B.A. cum laude, Advertising, 1984) and the University of Texas School of Law (J.D. with honors, 1988).