Kara A. Czanik

Kara A. CzanikKara devotes her practice to assisting national financial services institutions in litigation relating to all aspects of mortgage loan origination and servicing, including defending the following claims: the Truth-in-Lending Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act, and The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Kara has also successfully litigated title insurance bad faith claims on behalf of financial institutions. Kara understands the challenges and opportunities facing the financial services industry and provides effective, efficient, and reasoned advocacy for her clients. Kara has also represented clients in a variety of complex business disputes, including unfair competition claims.

Kara has a strong work ethic and is committed to client service. She makes it a priority to provide regular, prompt communication with clients and co-workers. Throughout her career, Kara has been active in the community. She is on the Executive Committee for the John W. Peck Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Kara is a member of the Firm’s Women’s Professional Development Group and Community Service  Team. Kara also serves on the Board of Reach Out Lakota. Kara resides in Liberty Township with her husband, Mike, and daughters, Olivia and Kennedy. Outside of work, Kara enjoys running and spending time with family and friends.


University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2002 Wittenberg University, B.A., magna cum laude with honors, Political Science, 1993

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio


Federal Bar Association, Member – John W. Peck Cincinnati-No. Ky. Chapter, Executive Committee Reach Out Lakota, Board Member and Chair of Governance Committee

Areas of Focus

•Alternative Dispute Resolution •Banking & Financial Services •Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights •Commercial Litigation •Litigation & Dispute Resolution •Manufacturing •Media, Communications & Information  

Contact Information:

p. 513.629.2746 f. 513.651.3836 [email protected]