Carlen continues to have great success at court. She recently won at summary judgment where the court awarded our subcontractor client its full damages against a non-paying general contractor. Carlen was also successful at court getting a frivolous lien removed and our client’s attorneys’ fees for having to go to court to have the lien removed.
Carlen is admitted to practice in Washington. Her practice focuses on construction litigation, real estate disputes, land use issues, employment law, and commercial collections. Carlen’s clients include business owners, property owners, subcontractors, individuals, landlords, developers, designers, and suppliers.
She is a dedicated and diligent advocate for our clients and is involved in several legal and real estate organizations. Carlen is also an editor of the Construction Law section of the Washington Law Practice Manual.
During law school, Carlen was elected Vice Chair of the Moot Court Board and she is a member of the Order of Barristers, a national honorary organization for individuals who excel in oral advocacy skills. She received several other accolades in law school, including the CALI Award for Excellence in Land Use Regulation and the Moot Court Golden Gavel Award.
Carlen is a native Seattleite and happily returned to the Pacific Northwest after receiving her undergraduate degree from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In her free time, Carlen enjoys sailing, traveling, paddle-boarding, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Wally.