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Languages spoken: Spanish

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  1. Personal Injury: 75%
    29 years, 2.45 thousand cases
  2. Unspecified: 25%



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  • Michael Alexander Maxwell

    Karen is an outstanding lawyer. Her great strength is listening to the client and focusing on the client's needs. She has been practicing long enough to realize that client needs are foremost. The clients who retain her have chosen wisely.


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  • James L Strichartz

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


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Contact info

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


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 LawLawJD - 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