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  1. Guardianship: 24%
  2. Estate Planning: 19%
  3. Trusts: 19%
  4. Probate: 19%
  5. Other: 19%
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  • J. Randall Clinkscales

    Karen is a great lawyer. I would trust her to handle my matters, or that of my family. She is trustworthy and diligent. A client can't go wrong with Karen.

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    J. Clinkscales Elder law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jill Huebschman Sasser

    Karen is an outstanding attorney. She is a tremendous asset to our legal community. Karen is extremely experienced, knowledgeable and professional. I regularly consult with or refer matters to Karen. I give her my highest recommendation.

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    Jill Sasser Estate planning Attorney
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Contact info

Phelan Webber & Associates P.S.

502 E. McLoughlin Blvd
Vancouver, WA, 98663

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200407/16/2016
ORActive200307/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Elder Law AttorneyNational Elder Law Foundation2015
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2012
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2010
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2009
Federal Law Tax CertificateLewis & Clark Law School2003
Honors Brief, First Year Appellate ArgumentsLewis & Clark Law School2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPhelan Webber & Associates P.S.2013 - Present
Associate AttorneyMargaret Madison Phelan P.S.2003 - 2013
Law ClerkMargaret Madison Phelan P.S.2002 - 2003
Volunteer BookkeeperOregon Literacy, Inc.2002 - 2003
Financial OfficerUs Trust Company1996 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2015 - Present
Pink Lemonade ProjectThriver Friend and Mentor2012 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember & Current Program Chair2004 - Present
PEO InternationalMember & Current Treasurer1995 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington Women LawyersMemberN/A
Oregon State BarMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
AdvantageWhat You Really Need to Know for the Second Half of Life2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WEA Retired Teachers Group Speaking Event5 Costly Myths of Estate Planning2015
Seminar held by Phelan Webber & AssociatesProtect Your Home, Your Life Savings, and Your Family From Catastrophic Illness and Nursing Home Expenses2015
Seminar held by Phelan Webber & Associates5 Costly Myths of Estate Planning2015
Clark County WA Guardianship Bar MeetingSelling Real Property2015
Clark County Guardianship Bar MeetingMedicaid and...2015
2015 Title 11 Guardianship Guardian ad Litem TrainingLeast restrictive Alternatives2015
Settlement Guardian ad Litem TrainingSpecial Needs Trusts2013
Seminar held by Phelan Webber & AssociatesTricks to Beat Death and Taxes2013
2012 Title 11 Guardianship Guardian ad Litem TrainingDetermination of Functional Capacity in Accordance with Guardianship Statutes2012
WSU Gerontology ClassTop Ten Questions of Clark County Seniors2009
WSU Death and Dying ClassEssential Estate Planning and End of Life Documents2009
WSU Death and Dying ClassEssential Estate Planning and End of Life Documents2007
WSU Death and Dying ClassEssential Estate Planning Documents2005