Professor Karen Boxx joined the faculty in 1997. She teaches in the areas of trusts and estates, estate planning, community property, conflicts of laws and professional responsibility. She is Chair of the Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Vice Chair of the Elder Law, Disability Planning and Bioethics Group of the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Section, ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Section liaison to the National Guardianship Network, member of the WSBA Rules of Professional Conduct Committee Task Force and member of the ACLU-WA budget committee.
Professor Boxx has been active in legislative reform, including chairing a WSBA Task Force that drafted major revisions to Washington trust law enacted in 2011. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a member of its Elder Law Committee. She has run 16 marathons (so far).