Attorney Karen Jerwood

Karen JerwoodKaren Jerwood is an associate in the firm of Firsel Ross. Karen focuses on commercial real estate transactions, representing parties in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of real estate locally and throughout the United States. 

Karen also has experience in real estate financing and general business matters for corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. Her practice involves negotiating and drafting all types of documents such as corporate by-laws, resolutions, operating agreements, joinder agreements, indemnification agreements, mortgages and assignments.

Karen has a strong background in real estate and real estate title insurance. Prior to joining Firsel Ross, Karen worked as a commercial title underwriter at a title company in Chicago where she resolved title clearance issues and managed the closing process for condominium, single family and commercial projects. 

While completing her legal education, Karen also held a judicial internship at the Circuit Court of Cook County in its Mortgage Foreclosure and Mechanic’s Lien section. 

Karen is fluent in Spanish. 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law
    (J.D. 2015)
  • Roosevelt University
    (ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate, with honors, 2012)
  • DePaul University
    ((B.A. Political Science, 2008)

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois

Contact Information

  • Phone: 847-582-9912
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Contact Information

2801 Lakeside Drive
Suite 207
Bannockburn, IL 60015
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Se habla Español

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