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Karen Tomerlin, JD

Trust Advisor
  • B.A., Political Science, Western Washington University
  • Juris Doctor, Western Michigan University Cooley Law

Karen joined Baker Boyer in 2020 with a wealth of experience and knowledge from a career in corporate and private law. She and her family moved back to the Tri-Cities, her hometown, after supporting her husband’s Navy career for over 20 years in various locations throughout the United States.

Karen utilizes her diverse experiences to connect with her clients and team members. Her legal background, paired with her life experiences, help her to understand each client’s situation and find the best solution for their needs. Her duties vary from helping clients manage their investments, to analyzing trust documents, to helping determine estate planning needs and solutions.

Tennis is how Karen stays connected with her community. She has volunteered in many environments by coaching various teams and camps.  Karen also is involved with the Hanford High School drama program where she can be found working on set construction. She has been an active member of the Washington State Bar Association since 2001.

  • Five Things About Me
  • Attended Western Washington University on a Tennis Scholarship
  • Collects prehistoric shark’s teeth
  • Has been on over 20 different cruise ships but has never been on a cruise
  • Played on the Hanford High School Girls Soccer Team that was ranked #2 in the Nation
  • Favorite Book: “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand