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Karen Helena Simmonds

Karen Helena Simmonds

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Practice areas:

Constitutional, Education, Employment & Labor, Government

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Government: 25%
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
  3. Education: 25%
  4. Constitutional: 25%

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Contact Info

K&L Gates

925 Fourth Avenue Suite 2900
Seattle, WA, 98104

Karen H Simmonds, LLC

13731 Northwood Rd NW
Seattle, WA, 98177-3949

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199807/06/2015
CTRetirement199306/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Council of School AttorneysMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National School Boards Association, Council of School AttorneysMemberN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Yale UniversityGeologyBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Yale UniversityGeophysicsBS - Bachelor of Science1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
K&L Gates Breakfast BriefingKey Employment & Labor Issues for School Districts2006
Washington Schools Risk Management PoolDangerous Students and Appropriate Placement2005
Annual Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the LawAnnual Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law2005
Washington Schools Risk Management PoolRelated Services Under Idea: Are They Really Asking for Medical Services?2004
UnknownRecent Trends in Special Education, Washington Schools Risk Management Pool2004
Washington School Law AcademyFourth and Fourteenth Amendment Rights of Students and Teachers2004
Annual Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the LawPanel Member: Superintendent of Public Instruction — A Panel Discussion of Special Education Due Process Hearings2004
Sex Offenders and the SchoolsWashington Association of School Administrators Summer Conference2003
Washington School Law AcademyProbationary Teachers: New Legal Challenges Under the Equal Protection Clause2002
Washington School Law AcademyFourth and Fourteenth Amendment Rights of Students and Teachers2002
Washington School Law AcademyFourth and Fourteenth Amendment Search and Seizure, Due Process and Equal Protection Rights2002
Washington School Law AcademyProbationary Teachers New Legal Challenges Under the Equal Protection Clause2002
K&L Gates Breakfast BriefingMilitary Leave Laws2002
Employee Relations and Negotiations Network ConferenceGrievance Resolutions2002
Central Kitsap School District, SilverdaleClassified and Certificated Employee Evaluations2002
Wireless Application Service Providers Association ConferenceState and Federal Military Leave Laws2002
Central Kitsap School DistrictEmployee Misconduct and Discipline2002
K&L Gates, Gates & Ellis LLPEmerging Businesses2001
K&L Gates School Law SeminarHarassment and Violence in Our Public Schools2001
University of WashingtonPractical Tips on Drafting and Enforcing Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation Agreements2001
Annual Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the LawStudent Dress Codes & Hate Speech in Public Schools2001
National Business InstituteEmployee Handbooks in Washington2000
National Business InstituteSchool Law in Washington2000
National Business InstituteLabor and Employment Issues in Education2000
National Business InstituteSchool Law Issues in Washington1999
Council on Education in ManagementHow to Conduct an Internal Investigation1998
Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Public Sector SeminarsAcademic Freedom1997
Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Public Sector SeminarsStudent Discipline1996
Connecticut Association of School Boards SeminarMandatory Expulsions1995
Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Public Sector SeminarsGun Free Schools1995

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