Karen’s Published Findings and Articles

Karen challenges practices that disadvantage consumers in the workplace, in the marketplace, and in the courts. Samples of her published investigative reports and articles for the press are below.

Karen documented how a woman in New York was losing her home over allegedly unpaid legal fees to her lawyer, despite N.Y. rules Karen had earlier initiated that forbid lawyers from foreclosing on client’s primary residences.  Her findings were published for the Coalition for Family Justice, and later in an article Karen wrote for The New York Post.
New York Post
Karen’s investigative report, for the American News Service, documented the use of questionable experts in family law court cases. Syndicated nationwide through American News Service, her findings appeared in major newspapers throughout the U.S.
American News Service


Karen’s investigative report on certain California courts transferring children to suspected abuser-parents, was presented at the California state Capitol: “Angry veterans of child custody battles packed a Capitol news conference on Monday and called for closer scrutiny of the state’s family law courts,” wrote Tom Nadeau of the Daily Recorder (Vol. 90 No 98)


Karen’s year-long investigation for the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs  documented widespread opportunities for misconduct by divorce lawyers, and prompted statewide, sweeping reforms to rein in their predatory practices.
Karen found that even sophisticated business men are sometimes victims to divorce lawyer fee-fraud and bill padding, in her story for Tycoon Magazine
Tycoon Magazine