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Karl L. Flaccus

Karl L. Flaccus

Practice areas:

Probate, Guardianship, Trusts, Estate Planning

About Me

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Probate: 50%
    20 years, 175 cases
  2. Trusts: 20%
    20 years, 100 cases
  3. Guardianship: 20%
    20 years, 125 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    20 years, 500 cases

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Daniel Orville Kellogg

    I have known Karl for many years, and have recently represented a client in an adverse relationship to Karl's client. Karl is a very well-respected Elder Law attorney in the Seattle area. I would be happy to refer clients to him.


    Daniel Kellogg Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Flaccus Law

Wedgwood area, N. Seattle (NE of UW)
7010 35th Ave. N.E.
Seattle, WA, 98115




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Preeminent 4.5 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyFlaccus Law, Flaccus & Associates1995 - Present
Clerk to Chief Judge Barbara RothsteinUS District Court, Western Washington1994 - 1994
Law Clerk to Judge ScholfieldCourt of Appeals, State Of Washington, Division I1991 - 1993
Law Clerk to Judge ForrestCourt of Appeal, Washington State, Division I1990 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Elder Law SectionChair2007 - 2008
King County Bar Association, Elder Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2005 - 2007
Board of the Shoreline Senior CenterPresident2002 - 2003
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysAttorney Member1997 - Present
King County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1995 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney Member1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Guardianship of MJury found in favor of client
Probate Estate of [private]Parties satisfied

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Publication NameTitleDate
King County Bar AssociationCLE - Advanced Guardianship Issues for Attorneys: Washington's Right to a Jury in Guardianship2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of RochesterPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Title 11, Washington State GAL TrainingStandards, Ethics and GAL Best Practices “Red Flags for Guardians Ad Litem”2012
Continuing Legal Education, GAL TrainingGuardianship Medical Reports for Guardians Ad Litem2012
Hot Topics in Elder LawAmendments to the Washington State Rules of Professional Conduct2004