Karen Marie Earley
Karen was born in Aurora, Illinois, and then relocated to Moline, Illinois, as a teenager. She attended Illinois State University on an athletic scholarship, receiving her Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration in 1979. Karen later attended Depaul University College of Law in Chicago and graduated in 1982 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree.
After graduation from law school, Karen worked as an associate attorney with the firm of Guerard, Kalina, Musial, and Varchetto concentrating her practice in residential and commercial real estate. She moved to Columbus in April 1990 and joined the law firm of Meacham and Flowers, as an associate. In January 1992, she became a partner specializing in residential and commercial real estate. Karen is currently licensed to practice law in Georgia and Illinois and frequently attends continuing legal education programs in real estate and related areas.
Karen has two children. Karen and her family are members of St. Anne's Catholic Church. She is involved in the real estate community in Columbus, and she is a regular speaker and panelist for civic programs involving real estate financing and home ownership.