University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law – J.D. 1995
Harding University – B.B.A. Accounting 1992
Missouri Society of CPAs
American Bar Association
Mid-Missouri Estate Planning Council
2015 Finalist – Columbia Daily Tribune – Women in Business – Professional Excellence
Author – Missouri Bar CLE Deskbook Series – Estate Administration – Chapter 24 – Actions for Fraud Under the Probate Code
Author – The Emergency Medical Treatment Statute: A Federal “How To” On Avoiding Mandatory Arbitration of Medical Malpractice Claims, Brooks v. Maryland General Hospital, Inc., 996 F.2d 708 (4th Cir. 1993), Vol. 1994, Journal of Dispute Resolution, No. 1
Author – Court Lets Go Of The Reins: Runaway Escrow Agent Powers To Bind Principals To Arbitration Agreements, 99 Commercial Street, Inc. v. Goldberg, 811 F.Supp. 900 (S.D.N.Y. 1993), Vol. 1994, Journal of Dispute Resolution, No. 2
Karen E. Hajicek, joined the firm, as a partner in 2019. Karen is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant as well as an Attorney and has over 20 years of experience assisting clients with estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, taxation and business planning.
A graduate of Harding University in Searcy, AR (B.B.A. Accounting, 1992) and the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law (J.D. 1995), Karen has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri School of Law and College of Business and is an author for the Missouri Bar CLE Deskbook series.
Karen serves on the Board for the Community Foundation of Central Missouri and she is currently a member of the Boone County and American Bar Associations, the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Mid-Missouri Estate Planning Council.
Karen is married to Brian and they have three busy sons. She is involved in various ministries with her church and regularly gives her time to as “team mom” and on various school PTSA and Booster Club organizations.