Adam Phillip Karp

Adam Phillip Karp

Animal Law Attorney
Bellingham, WA




No Misconduct



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About Me

Mr. Karp is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated and AVVO 10.0 Superb-rated lawyer who exclusively practices animal law throughout the states of  Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Having graduated from Gonzaga University with a B.A. Honors, and University of Washington with a J.D. and M.S. in statistics, this is his seventeenth year actively  practicing law. He estimates having evaluated and/or...

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Client Reviews

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Determination of Dangerous Animal Case

Posted by: a client about 2 months ago.

I found myself in an untenable situation with my animal’s life being threatened and needed immediate help to deal with the City of Seattle. Adam...

protecting Animal and Human rights

Posted by: Jacqueline about 2 months ago.

I am a disabled person who was dealing with an incredibly difficult situation with my alert / assistance dog. If it wouldn't have been for Mr Karp I...
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Showing 2 of 13 peer endorsements

Anita L Redline
Anita Redline

Edmonds, WA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I really like Adam. He is one of the most zealous attorneys who loves animals. Adam knows no bounds when it comes to hounds. Okay maybe a bit...
David Simmons Roth
David Roth

Seattle, WA

8 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Adam is a zealous advocate and a nationally recognized authority in animal rights. He is compassionate and committed, and an...
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2012 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Idaho.
Last updated by Avvo: 04/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2004 – present

University of Washington School of Law


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2000 MS - Masters in Statistics

University of Washington -Seattle


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2012 Excellence in the Advancement of Animal Law

American Bar Association


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2014- present Member

Oregon Animal Control Council

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Showing 2 of 14 publications

2014 Proof in Animal Custody Disputes, 141 Am.Jur.3d 349 (2014)

Thomson Reuters

2013 Power of Private Citizen to Institute Criminal Proceedings without Authorization or Approval by Prosecuting Authority

American Legal Reports, 90 ALR 6th 385

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 25 occasions

2014 Developing Strands in Charlotte's Web: 2012-2013 Animal Law Update

at 11th Annual WSBA Animal Law Section CLE

2013 The Law of Euthanasia

at Animal Law Seminar

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