Proudly serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties including Woodbury,
Syosset, Plainview, Huntington, Melville, Dix Hills, Deer Park, and Commack.
Donna M. Stefans
Stefans Law Group P.C.
137 Woodbury Road
Woodbury, NY 11797
Karen Muir Young, Esq.
Karen has been a member of Stefans Law Group PC since the summer of 2018. Karen's key focus has been on our Estate Planning and Estate Administration matters.
Karen Muir Young is admitted to practice in the State of New York, Second Judicial Department and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Ms. Muir Young spent five years practicing in a general litigation firm representing clients in probate, intestate, guardianship, matrimonial, family, criminal, foreclosure, modification, bankruptcy, consumer debt, landlord tenant, real estate, discrimination, traffic, and civil litigation matters. She has extensive experience both in the courtroom as well as in mediation proceedings. She is also an active member of the New York State Bar Association and Suffolk County Bar Association.
Ms. Muir Young graduated from Touro Law Center with a Juris Doctor degree, and from Long Island University at CW Post College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Arts Management. At Touro Law she was president of the Environmental Law Society. She was also a quarter finalist in the National Environmental Moot Court Competition and was awarded best oralist 2 of 3 rounds. While attending law school Ms. Muir Young interned with the Huntington Town Attorney's office, became a Certified Conference Facilitator for the Institute of Restorative Practices and an Unemployment Action Advocate.
Before attending law school, Ms. Muir Young was the Director of Marketing and Technology at a 35 million dollar corporation where she funded and oversaw all marketing activities. Ms. Muir Young also volunteered, lead, and organized two annual teams for the Heart Walk, which is the American Heart Association's annual premiere fundraising event.
Katherine Lalor, Associate
Katherine has been an Associate Attorney at Stefans Law Group since the summer of 2020. Katherine has a vast knowledge of the No-Fault Insurance Law. She is a graduate of Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center ("Touro Law Center"), and is admitted to the New York State Bar.
Katherine's prior experience includes working for an insurance company's In-House Counsel Division, where she represented the company at arbitration hearings; conducted Examination Under Oath; and investigated fraudulent No-Fault Claims. Katherine also worked as a Law Clerk for a prestigious Trust & Estates Firm located in Massapequa Park, New York.
While obtaining her Juris Doctor degree at Touro Law Center, Katherine served as a Judicial Intern in Suffolk County Supreme Court for the Honorable H. Patrick Leis III. She was a law intern at Touro Law Center's Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic where she assisted Long Island homeowners facing foreclosure. She was a Senior Staff Member for Touro Law Center's Law Review, Vice President of Labor & Employment Law Club, and was Nassau Lawyer's Association Student Ambassador.
Katherine received her Bachelor's degree at St. John's University in 2001. She received her Juris Doctor degree in 2017. She was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2018. Katherine has literary publications in the form of a case note and blog; for more info please visit tourolawreviewblog.wordpress.com and digitalcommons.tourolaw.edu/lawreview/vol32/iss4/7 Katherine is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.