Voted by her peers as one of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas in 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Karin Zaner’s passion for helping Texas doctors began in 1999, representing Dr. Lawrence Poliner in his noted federal court lawsuit against Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, resulting in a $366 million verdict, the ninth largest jury verdict in the country in 2004.
Since that time, Karin has become a highly sought-after advocate for physicians, as well as a frequent speaker to physician groups on the topics of peer review and credentialing, as well as other pressing health care issues affecting the medical profession. Her extensive yet handy Physician’s Guides provide basic information to doctors, outline certain practical realities of medicine, and offer insights on best practices. Karin also writes for a variety of legal and medical publications, covering a broad range of relevant subjects and developing trends important to physicians.
Karin is an active member of the Dallas Bar Association Health Law Section, serves on both the College of Liberal Arts Advisory Council and the Plan II Advisory Council at the University of Texas at Austin, is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, and is heavily involved in a variety of alumni activities at UT Austin.
Karin Zaner is a faculty member of the TMLT speaker/author’s bureau, and proudly accepts TMLT insurance for TMB and peer review matters.
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1994
University of Texas at Austin, B.A. with special honors in the Plan II Honors Program, 1991
Dean’s Distinguished Graduate for the School of Liberal Arts (1991)
Active Member (1989-1994) and Abbot (1992-1993) of the Friar Society, UT Austin’s oldest honorary society, established in 1911
State Bar of Texas
United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Fifth Circuits
United States Supreme Court