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Karen L. Dippold




Tel: 212-277-5822

Karen Dippold

Karen Dippold became an associate of the firm in 1986 and a partner in 1994.  She has represented clients in civil and criminal matters in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels.  Karen's civil practice includes litigation across a broad spectrum from contested estates, fraud, civil rights/police misconduct, deprivations of constitutional rights, landlord-tenant disputes, to traumatic personal injury/property damage matters.  In addition to her involvement in the representation of individuals accused of crimes, Karen has also participated in defending disciplinary proceedings involving attorneys, medical and dental professionals, and police officers, and has represented clients in state and federal tax audits and investigations.



Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1985)


University of Illinois (B.F.A. with honors, 1965; M.F.A., 1967)


Professional Activities

Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Professional Responsibility 1997-2000; Member, Civil Rights Committee 2000-2003)

Member: New York State Bar Association

Member: New York Criminal Bar Association


Civil Rights 

Criminal Defense


Bar Admissions 

New York

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