Karen JoAnne Sloat

Karen JoAnne Sloat

Law Office of Karen J. Sloat, APC
  • Employment Law, Business Law
  • California
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Karen Sloat has a career spanning over 30 years in many practice areas, and in three states – California, Colorado and Hawaii. Her reputation as a specialist in employment law for many years has given her the expertise to handle claims of complex wage and hour violations, discrimination and harassment, employment contracts, trade secret violations, fraud and all other employment-related issues. As a zealous litigator and trial lawyer, Ms. Sloat has a vast knowledge of professions, occupations and business issues that enhances her valuable legal advice to all of our clients – whether employees, employers or nonprofits.

After graduating from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, in addition to her labor and nonprofit law expertise, Ms. Sloat served clients in the areas of insurance defense, commercial litigation, construction, municipal, estate planning, personal injury, adoptions and conservatorships, multi-million dollar financial and real estate transactions, water and environmental law, fraud, land use, criminal and general contracts/business law. Her broad scope of experience has led to successful jury verdicts, valuable judgments in bench trials, and beneficial outcomes to all of her clients when transactions, mediations, arbitrations or other matters conclude.

Ms. Sloat is a certified mediator, retained by individuals and businesses to resolve disputes on a variety of legal issues. She also serves as a volunteer mediator in the Riverside County Superior Courts and lectures on labor law and nonprofit law issues across Southern California.

Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Law Office of Karen J. Sloat, APC
Coll of William & Mary
Undergraduate Degree
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Loyola Law School
Law Degree
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AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 130730
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Seminars on Human Resources Laws, Desert Community Employers Advisory Council, 2013 to Present
Websites & Blogs
Social Media
Contact & Map
Law Office of Karen J. Sloat, APC
42-600 Caroline Court, Suite 101
Palm Desert, CA 92211
Telephone: (760) 779-1313
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed