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Karen E. Boxx


1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98101 

P: 206.224.7584
E: F: 206.623.3384


Karen Boxx is currently of counsel with the firm. She focuses her practice on estate planning and consulting in probate, trust, and estate tax matters. Since 1997, Ms. Boxx has been on the faculty of the University of Washington School of Law, where she teaches in the areas of wills and trusts, estate and gift tax, community property, and estate planning. Before joining the faculty, she was in private practice for fourteen years, representing clients in estate planning, probate, trust, and guardianship matters, as well as small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

King County Bar Association, Member

Washington State Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member; Real Property, Probate and Trust section; Regional Vice-Chair of Significant Developments Subcommittee

Seattle Estate Planning Council, Member

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

Named to Washington Super Lawyers list, 2002-2020.

Karen E. Boxx, Gray’s Ghost – A Conversation about the Onshore Trust, Iowa L. Rev., (2000).

Practice Emphasis

Estate Planning

Probate & Trust


University of New Mexico
B.A., cum laude, 1976, Linguistics

University of Washington School of Law
J.D., with high honors, 1983, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of the Coif

Bar/Court Admissions

1983, Washington

1983, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

1983, U.S. Supreme Court

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