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karen.geibel@ceflawyers.com
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AREAS OF PRACTICE
General & Automotive Liability
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EDUCATION
Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D. 2001)
Michigan State University (B.A. 1994)
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ADMISSIONS
State Bar of Michigan
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Karen R. Geibel

Karen’s practice focuses on the defense of general and automobile litigation. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a Judicial Staff Attorney to the Honorable Rudy Nichols (retired) and the Honorable Dennis Drury (retired) in the Oakland County Circuit Court for over a decade. Her main job responsibilities involved researching legal issues, writing opinions, conducting settlement conferences and managing litigation in a general jurisdiction court. Karen also previously practiced insurance defense at a private firm and served as a Judicial Law Clerk in the Oakland County Circuit Court while attending law school.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member, State Bar of Michigan
Member, Oakland County Bar Association
Fellow, Oakland County Bar Foundation
Member, Michigan Center for Civic Education
Committee Member, OCBA Circuit Court Committee
Chaldean American Chamber of Commerce
Bloomfield Republican Women’s Club
Jewish Bar Association of Michigan

PUBLICATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Summary Disposition Motions: A Judicial Staff Attorney’s Perspective (OCBA Laches, 2012)

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Karen is a volunteer Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan High School Mock Trial Tournament held annually each spring. She also assists students during a mock trial for Constitutional Day at the Oakland County Circuit Court. Karen is a Catechist at St. Kieran church, is active in the Rochester Junior Woman’s Club and a Board member for the Romeo Girls Softball league where she serves as both Corresponding Secretary and Treasurer.