Professional Details

Karen Van Kooy

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1318 Beacon Street Suite 19
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 277-3774
Fax: (617) 277-6520


Description of Practice

Karen Van Kooy joined the Law Offices of Laurie Israel in 2007 and together, they founded Israel, Van Kooy & Days, LLC in 2010. In her family law work, Karen is an experienced and compassionate attorney, representing clients in all aspects of family creation and reformation: from prenuptial planning through divorce and post-divorce modifications.

Karen uses Collaborative Law, Mediation and a court-based approach, depending on the needs and preferences of her client. Karen is also available for Limited Assistance Representation (LAR).

In her estate planning work, Karen assists individuals and couples in establishing wills and trusts to provide for their loved ones.


  • University of Massachusetts; Summa Cum Laude, Boston, MA (1987)
  • BA in French, Departmental Honors.
  • Concentration in Linguistics; Program Honors, Summa Cum Laude

Areas of Practice

  • Adoption
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Estate Planning
  • Prenuptial

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Collaborative Professional