Karla Lien Senior Paralegal

Karla brings an incredible attention to detail to her clients’ cases, often providing the backbone discovery and research that leads to a successful resolution. She also drafts a lot of the documents that flow out of J/T Legal’s office. Karla is great at helping clients understand “what comes next” and making sure that they’re comfortable with what’s going on in their case.

Areas of Practice

Karla Lien, Paralegal


Karla received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1997 with a double-major in Psychology and Sociology and a minor in Women’s Studies. She earned her Paralegal Certificate from the Minnesota Paralegal Institute in 2003. She graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1993.

Honors & Community

Karla is a big part of the Johnson / Turner Calorie Burner 5K, which is sure to be highlighted on ESPN soon. She supports our local Youth Service Bureau that hosts the “Taste,” which raises money and showcases local restaurants, and the “Black Tie to Blue Jeans Night,” another casually great cause.