Karen Burns


Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology, Family Law, Master of Laws, 2006
Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2003
Indiana University, Journalism and Mass Communication, Journalism/Psychology, 1999

Work Experience

Partner, Burns & Iwuji, PLLC, 2011 – Present
Owner, Law Office of Karen M. Burns, 2007 – 2011
Legal Extern LL.M. Program, Ralla Klepak, 2006 – 2007
Managing Attorney, Law Office of Karen M. Burns, 2003 – 2010


Dallas Bar Association, Member, 2014 – Present
Indiana University Alumni Association, Member, 2014 – Present
State Bar of Texas, Member, 2003 – Present


Guardian Ad Litem Training, Dallas Bar Association, 2015
Scholarship Advanced Family Issues, Dallas Bar Association, 2012
Child Advocacy, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2009
Trial Skills Certificate, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2008

Languages spoken

  • Spanish
  • English