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  • Spokane Office


    1310 W. Dean Avenue
    Spokane, Washington 99201



As a leading Spokane Attorney, Karen Lindholdt focuses her practice on criminal defense. She accepts cases related to DUI charges, domestic violence, assault, drug, and theft and fraud charges.

Education and Experience

Karen Lindholdt attended Pomona College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1989. After graduating from this institution, she went on to obtain her Juris Doctor from University of Idaho College of Law in 1994. She also studied at Spence Trial Lawyers College.

After graduating from law school, Karen Lindholdt became licensed to practice law in the state of Washington. From 1994 to 1999, she worked as an attorney at the Spokane County Public Defender’s Office.

Between 1999 and the present, Ms. Lindholdt has worked in private practice representing thousands of individuals charged with state and federal misdemeanors and felonies. Ms. Lindholdt has achieved successful for individuals charged with anything from a simple assault to a serious violent crime.

Associations and Awards

Karen Lindholdt is an active member of several professional associations, including the Spokane County Bar Association, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Washington Defender Association, Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho (as Board Member) and the Washington State Bar Association.

During her career, she has also won several awards. For example, she won the Iron Honey Award from the Lands Council in 2005, and she was named a 2011 Washington Super Lawyer.


Karen Lindholdt is a dedicated Spokane Criminal Defense Attorney who believes that every individual deserves to be represented by an attorney who understands the law. Regardless of her clients’ charges or criminal background, she always fights tirelessly to protect their rights. She is an experienced lawyer, and she possesses the courtroom presence these difficult cases require.

Contact a Criminal Defense Attorney in Spokane

If you are facing criminal charges in Spokane, you need to consult a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to give yourself the best chance of avoiding conviction. Karen Lindholdt, PLLC is currently accepting new clients in Spokane and the surrounding area. Please contact Karen Lindholdt, PLLC today to schedule a consultation or to learn more.