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About me

I am an attorney with 27 years' experience in multiple areas of law in three states - California, Colorado and Hawaii.  My focus is on employment and labor law for employers, general business advice, litigation, contracts, and transactions..."caring for clients while pursuing justice."


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Practice areas


  1. Contracts & Agreements: 34%
  2. Wrongful Discharge: 33%
  3. Employment & Labor: 33%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Renell E Burch

    Karen holds emmense knowledge in the employment and labor arens of law. She has a keen eye for detail and represents her clients with compassion and strength! I am proud to consider her a colleague and without question, endorse her!


    Renell Burch Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. Karen was opposing counsel on an employment matter in which I represented the plaintiff attorney. She did an excellent job of getting on top of the facts, and we were able to reach a settlement agreement that made sense for both our clients at minimal cost to her client.


    Thomas Edwards Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Karen J. Sloat

74-900 Highway 111
Suite 211
Indian Wells, CA, 92210


HIInactive - Voluntary198911/06/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Lawyers 2013Palm Springs Life Magazine2013
Souhern California's Top Rated LawyersLos Angeles Times2013
Preeminent AttorneyBar Register of Preeminent Attorneys2013
Best Lawyers 2012Palm Springs Life Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Karen J. Sloat APC2010 - Present
Associate AttorneyFitzGerald & Mule LLP2002 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Desert Bar AssociationTreasurer2013 - 2014
Desert Bar AssociationTrustee2008 - Present
Desert Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Hawaii ChapterPresident1992 - 1993
Christian Legal SocietyMember1987 - 2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
College of William & MaryN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
HR MattersEmployment Laws for Employers2013