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Thank you for visiting my firm's website. Take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about me and my law firm.  I hope you are impressed and decide to reach out to me to help. In 37 years of experience, I  have successfully handled hundreds of complex legal problems and we look forward to helping you.

My Practice


Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law: Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support
  • Criminal Defense: Felonies & Misdemeanors
  • Workplace Harassment/Discrimination
  • Wrongful Death
  • Probate & Estate Planning -  Wills & Trusts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Veterinary Malpractice
  • Animal Law Advocate

Our Approach

We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf to achieve those results. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.

You Need an Experienced, Competent Lawyer You Can Trust in Your Corner

Attorney Karen M. Lopez has practiced law in three states over the course of her career: Michigan, District of Columbia and Maryland. She has tried both civil and criminal cases and has worked with some of the most distinguished attorneys in the field.

Legacy of Integrity & Success

Attorney Karen M. Lopez has practiced law for more than 35 years in three jurisdictions and has a proven track record of integrity and success. As a former Flint City Attorney and Prosecutor as well as Public Defender, she uses that experience acquired on both sides to help you down a path to the results you need.


what we are about and have to offer


Core Values

  • Sensitivity towards client needs
  • Commitment and dedication
  • Extensive experience with complex issues
  • Flexibility with payment terms
  • Regular  Communication w/clients
  • Accurate assessment of your issues
  • ​​Attention to detail 

Convenient Downtown Location

The law office of Karen M. Lopez is conveniently located in downtown Flint in the historic Paterson Building, on the corner of South Saginaw and 3rd Streets.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, I do offer free consultation.

Yes, I do accept cases on a contingency fee basis.

Yes, I will keep you informed about what is happening with your case.

Yes, I do accept payment arrangements under certain circumstances.

Our Team


Karina Mercedes Dotson

A graduate from University of Michigan, Karina Mercedes Dotson is our resident expert in grant writing. Recipient of a National Science Foundation Grant, she can obtain for you the funding sources you may need for your business matter.


Sabrina Jones

Law can be intimidating. Our Legal Secretary and Office Manager, Sabrina Jones, has years of experience working in the Genesee County court system. She will work directly with you to make sure your case is efficiently processed through the court system.

About Attorney Karen M. Lopez


Exceptionally Qualified

Unmatched Legal Counseling and Representation

Unmatched Legal Counseling and Representation

Attorney Karen M. Lopez is a graduate of Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C. and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and numerous other state and federal courts throughout the country.


Unmatched Legal Counseling and Representation

Unmatched Legal Counseling and Representation

Unmatched Legal Counseling and Representation

Rest assured, you will feel so much better after conferring with Attorney Lopez. She brings knowledge, exceptional qualifications and expertise, compassion and common sense in addition to her years of experience practicing law.


Client Satisfaction

Unmatched Legal Counseling and Representation

Client Satisfaction

Client satisfaction is my major goal.

I love my clients, my work, and my clients love me!