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Karen J. Scudder received her B.A. in Drama from the University of Washington in 2000, Prior to entering the legal field, Karen gained experience in the entertainment industry, working in the areas of casting and assisting in the production of several films. In 2004, Karen earned her J.D., with honors, from Seattle University School of Law.

Prior to graduating from law school, Karen gained extensive experience working as a legal intern in a personal injury law firm in Ballard. Her most significant experience in law school came from her externship with Judge James Cayce at the Regional Justice Center in Kent. Working as an extern, Karen undertook a variety of different issues, using and extending the full spectrum of knowledge she learned in law school.

She practices personal injury litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants, primarily in the health care profession. She also has experience in the areas of administrative law and employment law. Karen is a member of the King County Bar Association, Washington Women Lawyers, and the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association.

In her free time, Karen enjoys spending time with her new husband. She also enjoys singing Karaoke and learning Martial Arts.


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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 32%
    11 years
  2. Personal Injury: 32%
    11 years
  3. Car Accidents: 31%
    11 years
  4. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%



Contingent (25-40%)

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  • Andrew Richard Chisholm

    Karen is an outstanding, trustworthy, and reliable attorney. She would be a great choice for anyone to represent them in a personal injury claim.


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  • Nicholas Mitchell

    I have had the pleasure of being a colleague of Karen's for almost decade and wholeheartedly endorse her. Smart, knowledgeable, experienced, compassionate, and funny, Karen has it all.


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Contact info

Greaney Law Firm

203 Madison Avenue
Kent, WA, 98032-5874


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Who's Who in Plaintiff Personal Injury LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Who's Who in Plaintiff Personal Injury LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGreaney Law Firm, PLLC2004 - Present
ExternKing County Superor Courthouse2004 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
King County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Washington Women LawyersMember2004 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Women of WSAJMemberN/A
South King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wrongful Death suit against VASettled for $700,000.00
Allstate settles for $500,000.00 policy limits.Settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawN/AJD2004
University of Washington -SeattleDramaBA - Bachelor of Arts1999