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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 75%
    28 years, 2.45 thousand cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 20%
    25 years, 500 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 5%



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • James L Strichartz

    Karen is an ethical lawyer, a passionate advocate and a compassionate counselor. I recommend Karen without reservation.


    James Strichartz Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Douglas Paul Levinson

    Karen Zimmer is an experienced and compassionate advocate. I have worked with Karen on cases, and she clearly cares about her clients and works to achieve the best results possible for them. I endorse her wholeheartedly.


    Douglas Levinson Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

1001 4th Ave Ste 3200
Seattle, WA, 98154-1003



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Recognition for Legal Clinic ParticipationKing County Bar Association2002
Certificate of AppreciationWSAJ1997
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawLaw Offices of Karen J. Zimmer, PS1991 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeEAGLE member1991 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Low back injury$180,000.00
Snowmobile collision$335,276.00
Rear end collision$300,000
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of Law (fna UPS)LawJD - Juris Doctor1987
City UniversityLegal AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1984
Bellevue CollegeCriminal JusticeAA1981
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
SeminarHow to Prepare Demand Letters2005
People's Law SchoolFamily Law1997