Karen Ware, the founder and owner of the firm, has been a bankruptcy attorney since 2006, when she established Ware Law in Bethesda, Maryland. ​In 2010, she expanded the practice to California.

In her bankruptcy practice, Karen emphasizes the importance of explaining all options to clients, including the relative advantages and disadvantages of each approach.

Before starting her own bankruptcy firm, Karen was an associate in the national tax department of a Big Four accounting firm. Her work focused on the tax aspects of complex business transactions, including executive compensation plans, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, LLC operating agreements, and forming and unwinding partnerships. She was also an associate at a Fortune 100 financial services firm, where she researched and resolved tax issues arising from complex investment transactions.

​​Karen lives in California with her family.

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
    Thomas E. Berry Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Probate Law
  • University of Georgia, B.S. in Biochemistry and B.S. in Microbiology
    Phi Beta Kappa
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
Professional Organizations
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)
  • California State Bar
    Section on Business and Insolvency Law