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Testimonials and Peer Endorsements

Quotes 5 Stars

"Karen supported me through a time that was uncomfortable for my family and me, guided me through a situation in which I was inexperienced and kept me well informed and included me in every step of the process. I knew what to expect going into all meetings and negotiations with the opponent due to Karen’s knowledge and experience. I trust Karen immensely and I’m grateful for her service which resulted in an outcome much greater than original settlement offers and my expectations."

- Daniel H. former Restaurant
General Manager
Quotes 5 Stars

"I have the deepest appreciation for Karen. Throughout her work with our organization over the last 7 years she has guided and protected us on so many levels. As a small non- profit yet multi-faceted organization, we have encountered a wide range of challenges during our growth ranging from personnel to real estate development. Aside from the obstacles presented by others, Karen has provided us with the necessary tools to operate smartly as a business. Additionally, Karen has included our staff in various training and informational seminars that have ensured that our organization is up to date in changing legal issues. As our legal counsel, Karen is best described as an ‘iron fist wrapped in a velvet glove with the patience of a saint’."

- Jeff H. former Executive Director of a
Non-Profit Entity
Quotes 5 Stars

"Karen Sloat has been my advocate twice. The first time was a very unpleasant litigation and she won the case. The second was negotiating legal documents with a large corporation where my intellectual property and livelihood were at stake in a merger/acquisition. Large corporate lawyers and prosecuting attorneys can be so intimidating, but Karen was always building my confidence in my ability to take a stand and assuring me to not worry. I was able to sleep at night knowing that Karen was my defense. I don’t know what I would have done without her. She is my ‘forever attorney.’ If you want a knowledgeable AND compassionate attorney – you want Karen."

- Dr. Wendy F. Executive and Business Owner
Quotes 5 Stars

"I am on the board of a nonprofit charity in Indio and recently we had a potential HR problem that could affect the entire board. Karen Sloat was recommended as an attorney who specializes in nonprofits and HR issues. Ms. Sloat was very responsive and met with members of the executive committee in a very timely manner. She listened to our concerns, understood them and then put forth a number of options, the consequences of following each option and what she would recommend. We decided that Ms. Sloat’s recommendations were the best and followed her advice, which proved to be correct. She followed up and made herself available for any additional questions or concerns we might have. This greatly relieved the anxiety of the board and we all felt that we were in competent hands going forward. We couldn’t be happier with her representing us. Thank you, Ms. Sloat."

- Bill D. Board Chair of a
Non-Profit Employer
Quotes 5 Stars

"I had the pleasure of using Karen Sloat recently. I have found her very professional and very experienced in labor law. Her support staff are very helpful. I highly recommend Karen and her team for any labor law needs."

- Rob B. Former Executive Director of a
Non-Profit Entity
Quotes 5 Stars

"Karen Sloat is our ‘go to’ for everything employment related and beyond. She and her staff have done excellent work keeping us apprised of legal changes affecting our business, helped create our employee handbook, and we always use the links on her resources page to stay up to date with the required employment forms. Thanks, Karen."

- Sonia F. Business Owner
Quotes 5 Stars

"Karen supported me through a time that was uncomfortable for my family and me, guided me through a situation in which I was inexperienced and kept me well informed and included me in every step of the process. I knew what to expect going into all meetings and negotiations with the opponent due to Karen’s knowledge and experience. I trust Karen immensely and I’m grateful."

- Daniel Z. former Restaurant
General Manager

Peer Endorsements

Juan Armenta, Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Rancho Mirage, CA

Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

“I have both worked with and opposed Karen on wage and hour matters. She is a top notch professional, efficient, and keeps her client’s best interests in mind by seeking reasonable resolutions rather than dragging litigation on for years. I would recommend her to any employer that wants to remove a cloud of litigation quickly, efficiently and with certainty.”


Peter Bochnewich, Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney in Indian Wells, CA

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

“Karen is a knowledgeable and dedicated attorney who is always ready to help her clients navigate the many nuances and technicalities of employment and labor law. Karen has successfully handled many high profile and sensitive matters. Yet, she remains available to assist and advise business people on matters that may perhaps be smaller in scope, but are no less important to them. Karen willingly helps her colleagues in a genuinely collegial manner. She bears the attributes of a true professional. I endorse Karen as an able and dedicated employment and labor law attorney.”


Renell Burch, Litigation Lawyer in Indian Wells, CA

Relationship: Worked together on matter

“Karen holds immense knowledge in the employment and labor arenas of law. She has a keen eye for detail and represents her clients with compassion and strength! I am proud to consider her a colleague and without question, endorse her!”


Joseph Kent Johnson, Employment and Labor Attorney in Dana Point, CA

Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

“I represented a handful of plaintiffs against one of Karen’s corporate clients in an employment case. Karen always took the high road and was a true advocate for her client. I would not hesitate hiring Karen if I or my family needed representation.”


Vincent R. Whittaker , Business and Commercial Attorney in Palm Desert, CA

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

“Karen is an excellent attorney. Her years of experience make her a very talented and effective advocate.”

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