Karen J. Scudder

Karen J. Scudder

Kent, Washington

"Karen Scudder is a phenomenal attorney with years of experience and she's dedicated to do the absolute best for her clients."

Representing Plaintiffs in Western Washington

Karen helps people who have been injured find justice.

When you are injured, you need a lawyer who speaks in plain language. Karen understands this and combines empathy with remarkable negotiating skills to aid you. Her knowledge and experience help her provide her clients with excellent representation.

Clients love her because Karen is a people person and enjoys meeting people from all cultures and walks of life. They rely on her for the advice and counsel she gives them during the various stages of the process.

Primary Focus and Experience

Karen is a partner at Greaney Scudder Law, PLLC. She joined the firm in 2004.

Today, she dedicates her practice to representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases. Karen also has experience in the areas of administrative law, employment law and medical malpractice.

Karen believes in helping the little guy fight against the large companies.

Karen graduated from the University of Washington in 2000 with a B.A in drama. She decided to become an attorney in order to use her stage skills. She graduated from the Seattle University School of Law in 2004, earning her J.D with honors. Karen was admitted to the Washington State Bar Association in 2004.

You need a lawyer who will work for you, one who has the training to develop and present your best case. Karen gained valuable experience in the legal field working in the Federal and Superior Courts while attending law school. She also worked as a legal intern in a personal injury law firm in Ballard and as an extern with Judge James Cayce at the Regional Justice Center in Kent.

Karen enjoys traveling with her husband and learning about their new camper. They love exploring the Southwest during the wet Northwest winters. She is a star in the karaoke spotlight with microphone in hand!

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2004


  • Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • J.D. cum laude - 2004
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Drama

Recognition and Accomplishments

  • Karen is committed to excellence. In recognition of her commitment, she has been selected to:
    • Washington State Super Lawyers, 2018
      • Only the top five percent of each state’s attorneys are selected to be on this list
    • Washington Rising Stars, 2012 – 2017
    • Washington Rising Stars, 2009
    • Seattle Met Top Lawyer
    • AVOO.com rating of 9.7

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • King County Bar Association, Member, 2004 - Present
  • Washington Women Lawyers, Member, 2004 - Present
  • Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2004 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • King County Superior Courthouse, Legal Extern, 2004