Karin Oko

Attorney
Karin Oko

Overview

Karin Oko is a Jacksonville litigation attorney with more than 14 years of demonstrated work and focus in corporate law, trial advocacy, commercial and general civil litigation.

As part of her consumer finance law practice, she primarily represents national lenders and servicers in contested foreclosure matters, appeals, title defects, homeowners' insurance disputes and loss mitigation. She also advises clients regarding alleged federal and state regulatory violations including claims arising under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA), among other state and federal consumer protection laws.

Ms. Oko's defense litigation practice also includes management of insurance coverage cases, homeowners' insurance disputes and general carrier representation. Additionally, she has extensive experience defending personal injury litigation, medical and legal malpractice cases, and products and premises liability matters.

Ms. Oko's experience spans working for large firms in multiple areas of commercial and civil litigation while also serving as escalation counsel for high-risk litigation and client reputational risk issues. She is well-versed in handling cases from inception through trial and appeal with a successful record of arguing before Florida’s Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth District Courts of Appeal.

Credentials

Education
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, J.D., with honors
  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, M.A., summa cum laude
  • University of Florida, B.A., magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Memberships
  • Nova Law Review, Articles Editor 
  • Jacksonville Bar Association 
  • Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
Honors & Awards
  • Moot Court Society, Nova Southeastern University