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Karen V. Fairman

Practice Areas

  • Trust, Estate, and Probate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Trust Administration


Karen Fairman is a 2009 graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, graduating with honors and earning the Dean’s Law Scholarship and seven Book Awards.  Karen joined the Prince Law Firm in 2017 after serving three years with the Third Judicial Circuit Court – Civil Division as a law clerk and then four years as an associate attorney at a general practice firm, focusing her practice on estate and trust administration and litigation, estate planning, guardianship and conservatorship matters, Medicaid and Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, and general civil litigation. Karen’s primary areas of concentration are estate planning, estate and trust administration, and trust, estate, and probate litigation.

Karen is a member of Probate and Estate Planning, Litigation, and Elder Law and Disability Rights Sections of the State Bar of Michigan.


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
    • B.S. - 2005
    • Honors: Dean's List

Bar Admission

  • Michigan, 2010

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan

Current Employment Position

  • Associate