|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Washington Super Lawyer||Super Lawyer||2006|
|Washington Super Lawyer||Super Lawyer||2005|
|Washingotn Super Lawyer||Super Lawyer||2004|
|Project of the Year ($2M-$10M category)||American Public Works Association||1996|
|Partner||Terrell Marshall & Daudt and Willie, PLLC||2011 - Present|
|Owner||Law Offices of Karen Willie||1997 - 2011|
|Partner||Smith Smart||1990 - 1997|
|Deputy Prosecuting Attorney||King County||1987 - 1989|
|Prosecuting Attorney||King County||1985 - 1987|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Association of Attorney-Mediators||Member||2004 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Dispute Resolution Section||N/A|
|Washington State Bar Association||Environmental Law and Real Estate Section||N/A|
|Commercial Real Estate Women||Member||N/A|
|Trinity Methodist Church||Staff-Parrish Relations Committee||N/A|
|Richert v. Tacoma Power Utility and The City of Tacoma||Favorable Published Opinion|
|DiBlasi v. Seattle||Obtained Favorable Judgment|
|City of Fircrest v. City of Tacoma||Favorable Judgement|
|See all legal cases|
|King County Bar Association News||"Landslide and Surface Water Madness and Mayhem"||2013|
|Washington State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education||“The Law of Surface Waters & Earth Movement For the Neighborhood"||2009|
|King County's Surface Water Management Division||Surface Waer Manual||N/A|
|Institute for Conflict Management, LLC||N/A||Mediation Certification||2005|
|Fordham University School of Law||N/A||J.D.||1985|
|Antioch University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Law Seminar||Hydrology and the Law||2015|
|The Record||Legal Implications in Oso Landslide||2014|
|The Ben Shapiro Show||Oso Landslide||2014|
|Seattle Real Estate Chat - Episode 27||A discussion on the Oso Landslide and the ramifications on the property||2014|
|Nightly News||How Washington Mudslide Catastrophe Could Have Been Prevented||2014|
|News Interview 3/27/2014||Oso Landslide||2014|
|Hydrology For Lawyers||Fundamentals of Water Law||2014|
|myLawCLE Live Broadcast||The Fundamentals of Waterlaw||2013|
|Impacts of FEMA Floodplain Remapping Conference||“Interplay between Flooding Hazards and Other Water Issues.”||2013|
|Impacts of FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program on Local Development and Regulations||Liability Issues Related to Flooding and Floodplains||2013|
|Washington State Bar Association, Board of CLE||The Law of Surface Waters and Earth Movement for the Neighborhood||2012|
Posted by Janet
Karen is an EXCEPTIONAL attorney! She is professional , knowledgable , approachable, and in all instances demonstrates her exemplary capabilities as an outstanding attorney in her field. And...she is trustworthy, hard working, and has obvious care for her clients. These are rare and valuable traits for an attorney of her caliber.
Karen is representing me in a legal matter regarding "water law". She has physically walked the area, evaluated the situation , and absolutely understands my situation, not only legally, but technically as well. She rolls up her sleeves and takes an active role in all aspects of the law suit.
I am extremely grateful to have her "on my side ". I have a very high level of trust in Karen. I highly recommend her services.
Posted by Jeanne
We were floundering after a year of fruitless negotiations, and Karen very quickly sized up the situation and gave us actionable advice. She has a rare combination of legal aggressiveness with personal kindness and compassion. Truly, in this very difficult situation, we could not have found a more reliable and capable advocate.
Michael Daudt, Class action Attorney
Karen has unparalleled knowledge and experience in liability issues resulting from landslides and water diversion in the state of Washington. Karen fights harder for her clients than any other lawyer I've ever known, because she truly cares about them and wants to make sure that their problems are solved.
Joyce Schwensen, Adoption Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Karen and I were partners in the same law firm for several years, and I know her work well. She is an excellent attorney, and the most knowledgeable lawyer I have ever known in the field of water law. Karen is a vigorous advocate, but is practical as well. She is a pleasure to work with.