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Karin Looser

Dr. iur. / Lawyer / Mediator SBA /
CAS Children’s Representation / Partner



born 1963, four children



Career and former activities

  • University of Zurich, lic. iur.
  • University of Neuchâtel, French Language Training
  • University of Zurich, Ph.D. Law, thesis on inheritance and donation tax law, Canton Thurgau
  • Bar exam, 1997
  • Constance School of Mediation, Mediator SBA
  • Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Certificate of Advanced Studies in Children’s Representation
  • Lecturer on tax law and inheritance law, adult and apprenticeship education (1989-1994)
  • Department of Tax Administration, Canton Thurgau, legal department (1989-1991)
  • Tax Appeal Committee, Canton Thurgau (1991-1993)
  • District Court Kreuzlingen, law officer (1993-2010)
  • Grauer & Looser, law firm, Partner (1997-2018)
  • Member of the interdisciplinary professional group for domestic violence (“Fachgruppe Häusliche Gewalt”), Canton Thurgau (representing the Thurgau Bar Association) (2003 - 2021)


Preferred scope of activity

  • Inheritance law and inheritance tax law
  • Children and adult protection law
  • Family law
  • Adoption law
  • Victim assistance law and criminal law
  • Legal representation of children and adolescents
  • Mediation


Further activities

  • President of the Thurgau Bar Association
  • Member of the Swiss Bar Association
  • Member of the Society for Children’s Representation, Switzerland (“Kinderanwaltschaft Schweiz”)



  • German (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • French (fluent)
  • Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (basic)