we represent employers

Workers’ Compensation

Advising and advocating at the Department of Labor and Industries

Appeals to the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals

Superior Court Appeals

Workplace Safety Citations


Available for immediate representation and assistance with severe injuries and workplace fatalities

Advice and representation at Department Reassumptions Hearings

Appeals to the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals, Superior Court and the Court of Appeals

Employment Law

Representation in discrimination and Employment Security Department matters

Advise on difficult employment issues with focus avoiding risk and litigation

On-site staff training for your company on diversity, harassment, discrimination, HIPAA and other topics

Aggressive and Effective Representation

K-Solutions Law strives to provide our employer clients with vigorous and effective representation.  Our staff is dedicated to achieving the best outcome for every client.  Our extensive knowledge of Workers’ Compensation, Workplace Safety and Employment Law and the positive results we have achieved have earned us a reputation as the key legal team serving employers in Washington state.

– Having a proactive and strategic approach to problems
– Keeping clients and the team informed on cases
– Handling cases in a manner that gives clients peace of mind so they can
focus on their core business

Representing employers since 2009

K-Solutions Law provides aggressive and effective representation so you can focus on your core business.

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Our Team

Karen Galipeau Forner

Managing Attorney

Karen is the founder and managing member of K-Solutions Law.  She is a frequent presenter at continuing legal educations seminars and to employer groups.

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Brian Padgett


Brian joined the firm in 2014 and specializes in Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law.  He has deep experience in these areas as well as disability claims.

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Christopher Addy


Christopher joined us in 2015 from a litigation firm in Los Angeles.  His primary focus was personal injury, bankruptcy and estate planning.  

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Tamara Baldwin


Tami is an Associate Attorney at K-Solutions Law.  She has experience representing insurance companies and employers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Washington. 

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Lea Ellis

Office Manager

Lea has served in several roles at K-Solutions Law since 2014.   She has worked in accounting, human resources and management for over 20 years.

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Erica Loud

Lead Paralegal

Erica has been with the firm since 2016.  She has worked as a paralegal handling workers’ comp issues for several years and also has experience working in medical facilities.

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Logan Weaver


Logan joined K-Solutions Law in 2014 after receiving his Paralegal Certificate from the University of Georgia.  He also holds degrees in Philosophy and English.

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Alicia Morales


Alicia joined us from a law firm in Riverside, California.  She received her Paralegal Certificate from Chaffey College in San Bernardino County.

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Anne Allan

Office Assistant

Anne is executive assistant to Karen Galipeau Forner.  Her experience includes more than a decade in the banking industry as an Escrow Limited Practice Office.

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