Karen Pinnell

Prosecuting Attorney
Title: Deputy Prosecutor / Child Support
Phone: 360-378-4101

Gwen joined the San Juan County Prosecutor's Office in 2010. She also works part-time for the Skagit County Prosecutor's Office in Mount Vernon. She has 20 years of civil legal experience with an emphasis in family law. Gwen has worked as a senior deputy prosecutor for the Skagit County Prosecutor's Office for 12 years. She also served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Spokane office under Christine Gregoire for 8 years.

Gwen graduated from the University of Washington School of Law and has an undergraduate degree from Whitworth College, Spokane. She has practiced law in 16 different counties and three tribal courts.
Gwen grew up in Spokane, Washington. She moved to Skagit County in 1998. Her passions are her two boys and volunteering in the community. She serves as VP of PTA, Board member for Habitat for Humanity, Cub Scout Committee Chair, and Treasurer for Youth Soccer Association. 

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