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Karen L. Cobb

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Seattle, WA

Frey Buck, P.S.
1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-486-8003
Fax: 206-902-9660
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed in Washington Since: 2004
Practice Areas: General Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation
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Attorney Profile

As an attorney at the law firm of Frey Buck, P.S., Karen L. Cobb is dedicated to helping clients in with a multitude of litigation matters, including trusts and estates, probate, neighbor, boundary line, title and other disputes. She also practices estate planning and represents law enforcement officers in various matters. Ms. Cobb earned a bachelor's degree in criminology from the University of Minnesota Duluth. She went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Seattle University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude.

Ms. Cobb takes a personal approach to each case she handles, striving to resolve matters in the most effective and efficient way possible. She also knows that thinking about end of life matters is difficult for many people, but understands and conveys the importance of having an estate plan in place. She works closely with her clients to help them develop solutions that meet their needs and goals.

When estate and trust litigation issues arise, Ms. Cobb stands by her clients and advocates on their behalf. She places an emphasis on communication and keeps her clients informed throughout the process. Her dedication to providing quality representation while maintaining a high standard of legal ethics has gained Ms. Cobb the respect of her clients and peers. Washington Law & Politics magazine has included Ms. Cobb in its Rising Stars and Super Lawyers lists since 2010.

Outside the courtroom, Ms. Cobb believes in giving back to the community. She has served on the board of directors for REST/Real Escape from the Sex Trade, a non-profit organized to assist those desiring to leave that life and her homeowner's association board of directors.  She has participated in multiple mission trips to devastated areas with her church's youth group and has served on the women's ministry team and church council. Ms. Cobb has shared her legal knowledge with others as a speaker at a number of continuing legal education classes.  She loves to travel internationally, sometimes solo!

Practice Areas
  • 50%General Litigation
  • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
Focus Areas

Litigation, Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Will Contests


3 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

About Karen L. Cobb

First Admitted: 2004, Washington

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Participated in four mission trips to Knockpatrick, Jamaica (after Hurricane Ivan), Biloxi, Mississippi (after Hurricane Katrina) and San Luis Potosi, Mexico (inner city missions) with the youth group
  • Women's ministry team at church, Advisory council
  • Past 7 year Member Board of Directors of REST/Real Escape from the Sex Trade, Seattle, WA, 2020

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Washington

Educational Background

  • University of Minnesota, Duluth, B.A., Criminology, Minor Psychology, 1987

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Force Science Analyst, Force Science Research Institute, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presenter, "Initiating the Probate Process", National Business Institute, 2009
  • Presenter, National Business Institute, 2015
  • Speaker, Continuing legal education classes on probate topics, Legal community
  • Presenter, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Presenter, National Business Institute, 2010
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Office Location for Karen L. Cobb

1200 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1900
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-486-8003

Fax: 206-902-9660

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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