Kathleen H. Paukert
Kathleen practices law in both Washington and Idaho. During law school she was an intern for the State’s Attorney General and was also an intern at the Pentagon. She then went to work at Morrison & Leveque from 1990 through 1997.
Kathleen started her own law firm in 1997, which is now known as Paukert & Troppmann, PLLC. Kathleen has represented many people over the years and is committed to providing outstanding representation in a timely manner. Practice areas include insurance, personal injury, wrongful death and nursing home abuse and neglect.
Kathleen has obtained multi-million dollar results for her clients. She frequently serves as an arbitrator and mediator.
To learn more about Kathleen research her at www.AVVO.com where she received a “superb” rating of 10/10.
To hear an interview with Kathleen Paukert about her book The Fulfilled Lawyer click on the link below:
Mediation Certificate, University of Washington School of Law, 2004
J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law, 1990
B.A., Speech Communication, Montana State University, Bozeman, 1987
Jurisdictions Admitted to PracticeState of Washington, 1990
State of Idaho, 1991
U.S. District of Idaho, 1991
U.S. Eastern District of Washington, 1990
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association
Spokane County Bar Association
Member and former Trustee
Washington State Bar Association
Idaho State Bar Association
Go Red For Women
Committee Chairperson 2007-2008
Washington Women Lawyers (Spokane Chapter)
Past Member and Vice President
Inland Northwest Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis Society
Past Member and Corporate Achiever
Spokane County Young Lawyers
Past Vice President
Washington State Young Lawyers
Past Liason to state board
Partner at Paukert & Troppmann, PLLC, 2006 - present
Partner at Paukert & Sherman, PLLC, 2001 – 2006
Partner at Paukert & Watts, 1997 – 2001
Associate/Partner at Morrison & Leveque, 1990 – 1997
Intern at Washington State Attorney General, 1988 – 1990
Program Analyst at the Pentagon, 1988
Gubernatorial Appointment Pharmacy Board, Washington State Govenor Locke, 2001
Top Lawyer, Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine, 2008-2014
Integrating Work and Life: Law School and Beyond. Panel Speaker, Gonzaga University School of Law, 2015
Like Clockwork: Practical Advice for Running an Efficient Law Practice. Speaker, Washington State Association of Justice, Spokane County Round Table, 2015
At Arm's Length: The Competing Roles of the Lawyer, Guardian Ad Litem, and Mediator. Speaker, Spokane County Bar Association, 2014.
An Evening with Justice Stephens and Judge Peterson, Moderator, Washington State Association of Justice, 2014
The Fulfilled Lawyer: Create the Practice you Desire., Guest Speaker, Coeur D' Alene Chapter of Idaho Women Lawyers, 2014
Law Firm Economics, Gonzaga University School of Law, 2014
Rules, Robes & Reception, Spokane County Bar Association, 2014
Open Forum, Women's Radio Network, 2014
Author Chats , Blog Talk Radio TM, 2014
Work Life Balance, Gonzaga University School of Law, 2014
Law & Society, Whitworth University, 2014
Law & Society, Whitworth University, 2013
May 2013 Spokane County Bar Association Solo and Small Practice Section.
Topic: Practice Management and Practice Satisfaction
February 2013 Women of Washington State Association of Justice
Elder Law and Personal Injury, 15th Annual Elder Law Seminar, 2012
Personal Injury, Street Law, 2009
Personal Injury, Street Law, 2008
Personal Injury, Street Law, 2007
Litigation, Litigation Strategies, 2005
Litigation, Winning in Voir Dire, 2002
Litigation, Cutting Edge-New Trial Techniques, 2002
The Fulfilled Lawyer: Create the Practice you Desire. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association. Spring 2014.
Contributing Author, The Road to Independence: 101 Women's Journeys to Starting Their Own Law Firms. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, 2011. Print.