Awarded U.S. News and World Report: “Divorce Lawyer of the Year”
David Karp is widely regarded as one of the most experienced divorce and family lawyers in Wisconsin. He was awarded “”Lawyer of the Year” by U.S. News and World Report for 2022. He has handled thousand of family law cases, including hundreds of trials, in his nearly 40 years in practice. Attorney Karp has been named to Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers in Wisconsin for the past 10+ years. He has served as the President of the Wisconsin chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, one of the premier divorce lawyer organizations in America. Attorney Karp uses his experience and courtroom skills to ensure our clients get the best results possible under difficult circumstances.
Attorney Karp believes that the best lawyers don’t just tell their clients what they want to hear. While a good lawyer will advocate fiercely in the courtroom for his clients, lawyers need to be honest with clients about what to expect and what a judge is likely to decide before investing time and money litigating.
Attorney Karp is a managing member our Litigation team and a member of our Appeals team.
David Karp can provide you with knowledgeable legal guidance in the following areas:
David Karp has represented individuals in family law cases in the following specific areas:
spousal support cases; child support cases; family support cases; cases involving concealment of assets; marital waste and squandering of assets; income tax issues; cases involving pre-nuptial agreements; domestic violence cases; divorce mediation; divorce arbitration; cases involving gifted and inherited property; annulment cases; interstate jurisdictional conflicts; long term marriages; cases involving the award of homestead property; cases involving disability claims; complex tax issues; UCCJEA custody cases; representation in large estates; cases involving large wage earners; representation of small business owners; custody of children; cases involving individuals who own multiple rental properties; cases involving individuals who own commercial real estate; cases involving pre-marital assets; post divorce custody cases; removal cases (taking children out of state); post divorce child support modifications; post divorce spousal support modifications; cohabitation cases; cases involving motions to reopen or vacating judgments; debt and financial obligations; division of retirement benefits, pensions, 401Ks, 403Bs, and IRAs; division of stocks and stock options; earning capacity cases; third party visitation rights; determination of paternity cases; issues involving qualified domestic relations orders (QDRO’s); Contempt motions; Enforcement of judgment motions; health insurance and COBRA rights; life insurance and trust issues; variable costs of children; Section 71 payment cases;
Dedicated to assisting family law clients in Milwaukee County, Waukesha County and throughout Wisconsin
At Karp & Iancu, S.C., our goal is to work tirelessly to help you achieve success with your family law matter. Steadfast and determined, our experienced lawyers are ready to serve you. Call a Karp & Iancu, S.C. attorney in Milwaukee at 414-453-0800 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation. For more information about the Milwaukee attorneys at our law firm, visit us online at our Milwaukee location.
Awards & Affiliations
- Super Lawyer each year from 2005 to Present
- Best Lawyers in America year year from 2006 to present
- Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Wisconsin each year from 2010 to present- National Trial Lawyers Association
- Top 30 Divorce and Family Lawyer in Wisconsin
- Rated by National Advocates
- J.D, Marquette University, 1982
- B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1978
- American University, 1978-1979
Associations & Memberships
- Milwaukee County, Waukesha County, Ozaukee County Bar Associations; State Bar of Wisconsin
- American Association of Justice
- The Wisconsin Association of Justice
- Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
Find an office near you
- Wauwatosa (HQ)
- Fox Point
- Downtown Milwaukee
- Menomonee Falls
- West Bend