Senior Managing Partner
David M. Karen, Esq., Senior Managing Partner of DK Law Group, has practiced civil litigation as a trial lawyer since 1985. His firm specializes in the litigation and trial of virtually all civil matters, having 28 jury trials to verdict. His firm’s law practice includes both the defense and prosecution of nearly all aspects of civil litigation including: serious injury and wrongful death, insurance claims, employment law and business interests, including arbitration, mediation, aggressive discovery, litigation review, and litigation management. Since 1999, Mr. Karen has been appointed as Mediator for over 150 Los Angeles Superior court actions having now mediated over 500 matters. He periodically presides as Judge pro tem (Small Claims) as well as the Settlement Judge for trials pending in the Ventura County Superior Court, (Department 22).
Mr. Karen has been nominated and accepted as a member of ABOTA – American Board of Trial Advocates. He was appointed Chair of the Ventura County Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) section in 2013. Also in 2013, Citations magazine interviewed DKLG senior partner David Karen, about his role as ADR Chairman. You can read the interview online on the Ventura County Bar Association’s website in the Citations section for July 2013 issue under “New Section Leadership” and in the July 2013 issue of Citations magazine.
- Business Law & Litigation
- Employment Law
- Construction Defect Law
- Insurance Law & Claims
- Mediation and Arbitration
- Professional & Medical Malpractice Litigation
- Real Estate Law
- Regulatory Compliance
- Serious Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
- Timeshare Law
- Trade Secret/IP Litigation
We strive to make sure every client is provided excellent service, through aggressive representation based on honesty and integrity. We’re here to help.
We wanted to thank you again for your efforts. The simple fact is that without you it is unlikely this case would have been settled. We no longer wake up with the specter of a trial looming over our heads…We appreciate beyond measure your efforts on our behalf.
Cynthia, Ph.D, Electrical Engineer, and husband William, 30 Year FBI Agent, retired
It was a pleasure having you be able to assist in bringing about a successful conclusion given the dynamics you faced in the other room. Your professionalism and dedication was most appreciated. I will certainly keep you at the top of my list for future mediations. Thanks again. Take care.
Alan Berg, Esq., Attorney
David was very adept & persistent. He continued to assist the parties in reaching a settlement beyond the initial mediation.
Mark O. Hiepler, Esq., Attorney
David, you did an excellent job. I was very impressed. Thanks again.
David Shain, Esq., Attorney
David Karen is a fully trained, completely professional mediator. In my experience he is the best mediator that I have encountered in California..
Los Angeles County Litigator, Attorney
Settled a complex and difficult case to resolve. Well done!
Alan Templeman, Esq., Attorney
Thanks for your help.
Paul S. Passovoy, Esq., Attorney
David Karen is an excellent mediator. He was fair and was able to resolve the matter equitably and it was not an easy case to resolve.
Robin Paley, Esq., Attorney
Mediator was well prepared and handled the matter very efficiently resulting in settlement.
Terrence J. Bonham, Esq., Attorney
Appreciated the extra effort put forth to bring [the] matter to [a] reasonable and amicable conclusion.
Grace Vargas, Adjuster