Karrie (Karol Ann) Schwartz

 

Bar Admissions
Indiana, 2004
Michigan, 2010
Illinois Northern District, 2008
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2009

Education
Kent College of Law
Chicago, Illinois
2003
High Honors

Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
1992
B.A.

Karrie Schwartz practices in the areas of banking, tort, contract, insurance, commercial, professional liability defense, and property litigation.

Karrie graduated with her B.A. in political science from Emory University in Atlanta, where she was a member of the Barkley Forum Debating society.  After attending her first year of law school at Georgia State College of Law, Karrie transferred and received her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Chicago Kent College of Law with high honors in 2003.  While in law school, Karrie received CALI awards for the highest class grades in Business Organizations; Civil Procedure; Energy Law; Environmental Law & Policy II;  Estates & Trusts; Legal Drafting; and Property Law.  She was a Teaching Assistant for Civil Procedure in her final year of law school and was elected to the Order of the Coif, a legal honorary society, in 2004.

Karrie has litigated a wide variety of cases including trials involving products liability, medical malpractice, and 42 U.S.C.  1983 litigation.  Karrie has extensive experience in a range of matters across the civil litigation spectrum including cases involving:  premises liability; class actions; professional malpractice; insurance coverage; declaratory judgments; medical and legal malpractice; FDCPA and FCRA matters’ Tort Claims Act;  indemnification issues; subrogation; and business and contract disputes.  Karrie’s practice as a litigator has led to both published and unpublished decisions in various courts.

Karrie is proficient in French and is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association; the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana; and the Lake County Bar.

To contact Karrie email kschwartz@kblegal.net or call (219)865-6700.

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