Kari Eschenbaum

Meet Kari Eschenbaum. Starting in March 2013, Kari is a paralegal at Lockwood & Zahrbock Kool Law Office.

Before coming to Lockwood & Zahrbock Kool Law Office, Kari worked for the Minnehaha County Public Defender’s Office for 7 ½ years. She also is very experienced in the mental health field. She has a Bachelor’s  Degree with a major in psychology and minor in sociology. Before working at the Public Defender’s Office, Kari worked at Avera McKennan Behavioral Health in the acute psychiatric unit for 6 years. Kari also has an AssociatesDegree in paralegal studies.

Kari truly enjoys helping people in the legal setting, whether they are going through a divorce or custody case or are charged with a criminal offense. Clients tell us have said that Kari is a very good listener. 

Kari is here to assist clients when they are in “crisis mode”. Whether that is on the phone or in person, Kari enjoys talking and meeting with clients to discuss matters at hand, put them at ease, or simply answer any questions they have.  

Outside of work Kari enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.  She also enjoys attending sporting events, music concerts, and traveling.  Kari is a member of the South Dakota Paralegal Association.