Called to the Bar
1992, Law Society of Upper Canada
Areas of Practice
Wills and Powers of Attorney
Estate Administration and Practice Trusts
Karen E. MacDonald, B.A., LL.B.
Karen joined the firm in 1993 upon which she assumed management of its Wills and Estates Department subsequent to the retirement of Dianne Haskett from the practice of law. During her legal career Karen has worked exclusively in these practice areas. Karen is a popular speaker on current legal topics relating to Wills and Estates. She has appeared on several radio programs to comment on various legislative changes and their impact on this area of law. Her attention to detail combined with her disarming approach has won her the accolades of her substantial client base.
Karen attended the University of Western Ontario where she attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree at the Honours level. In 1990 she graduated from the Bachelor of Law program and was recognized with several awards of both academic and practical distinction.
Karen has been married to her husband, Dr. Steven MacDonald, since 1989. They live in London, Ontario with their three children.
Karen has been involved in numerous community, business and religious organizations during her career. Karen’s more recent positions include the following:
1993 Heritage Advisory Committee - Member
1993 – 1995 London & Area Youth for Christ – Board Member
2003 – present London Christian Academy – Member and Chair of the Contract Partnership Committee
2005 – present London Christian Academy – Human Resources Committee
2005 – present St. George/Grosvenor Street Area Association – Treasurer
Gail Twohey (Senior Estate Administrator)
Janet (Wills and Estates Clerk)