Karen L. Ware
5850 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
1500 Palma Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
Karen Ware helps people throughout central and southern California with filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, fighting debt lawsuits, vacating judgments, stopping garnishments, and other credit and debt issues.
Her practice emphasizes the importance of explaining all options to Clients, and the relative advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
She is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA), the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), the California State Bar, and the California State Bar Section on Business and Insolvency Law.
Ms. Ware is admitted to the Maryland Court of Appeals, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of California, and the United States District Courts for the District of Maryland, the Central District of California, and the Eastern District of California. She is admitted to the Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Maryland, the Central District of California, and the Eastern District of California.
Before starting her own practice in 2006 in Bethesda, Maryland, Ms. Ware was an Associate in the National Tax Department of a “Big Four” accounting firm. Her work focused on the tax aspects of complex business transactions, including executive compensation plans, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, LLC operating agreements, and forming and unwinding partnerships. Ms. Ware was also an Associate at a Fortune 100 financial services firm, where she researched and resolved tax issues arising from complex investment transactions.
In 2010, she expanded her practice to include offices in California.
She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology.
She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law, where she received the Thomas E. Berry Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Probate Law.
She lives in California with her husband and their daughter.
11 years since Karen L. Ware was first licensed to practice law.
|State||License Status||Year Acquired|
|University of Texas School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of Georgia||Biochemistry||B.S.||1993|
|Attorney - Law Offices of Karen Ware, PC||2006 - Present|
|Attorney (Volunteer) - Maryland Foreclosure Prevention Project||2008 - 2009|
|Attorney (Volunteer) - Montgomery County Bar Association Pro Bono Program||2007 - 2010|
|Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Central California Bankruptcy Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Solvang Chamber of Commerce||Member||2014 - Present|
|Award Name||Granting Organization||Date|
|Ventura Best Businesses of 2014- Bankruptcy Lawyer||Best Businesses||2015|
|Clients' Choice Award||AVVO||2015|
|Thomas E. Berry Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Probate Law||University of Texas School of Law||2001|