Chilina Law Firm, APC
7840 Morro Road, Suite 210D
Atascadero, California - 93422
Phone: (805) 538-5038 / Fax: (805) 221-6053
CA State Bar Number: 296500
Date of Admission To State Bar: 05/28/2014
Area of Practice:
- Land Use
- Probate/Trust/Estate Planning
- Real Property/Real Estate
- Water Law
Karen Chilina is an attorney for and shareholder of Chilina Law Firm, focusing on estate planning and real property matters. Karen earned her Juris Doctorate from Concord Law School, graduating with highest honors. Karen earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology from Southern Oregon University in March 1999 and later earned a Paralegal Certificate from California Polytechnic State University.Karen is enthusiastic about the law and enjoys helping her clients through their legal matters by providing high quality legal services and maintaining and encouraging open communication. Prior to her admission to the State Bar of California and joining Chilina Law Firm, Karen owned and operated Chilina Paralegal Services, a contract paralegal business providing litigation, research, and transactional support to local civil law, administrative law, and criminal law attorneys. Karen also worked as a paralegal for the real estate and land use practice group of a prominent Central Coast law firm before opening Chilina Paralegal Services. Prior to her work as a paralegal, Karen worked in the commercial real estate industry, both in office management and appraisal.
In addition to providing pro bono legal services to local non-profit organizations, Karen also serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of North San Luis Obispo County. Karen and her family live in Atascadero, California where she enjoys hiking, mountain biking, swimming, reading, baking, and spending time in the outdoors with her husband and son.