Charlotte has over six years of experience as a litigation attorney. Charlotte focuses her practice on employment litigation and personal injury. She has successfully litigated cases in state and federal court, and has advocated for clients in arbitrations, administrative proceedings, bench trials, and appellate matters. Before coming to the Blankenship Law Firm, her practice focused on personal injury. Charlotte successfully obtained numerous six figure settlements for clients injured by another’s negligence. She also handled over 100 arbitration proceedings. She has handled cases involving traumatic brain injury, spinal surgery, permanent disability, and other catastrophic injuries.
Charlotte grew up in Seattle, Washington and graduated cum laude from the University of Washington School of Law. During law school, she clerked for an employment law firm, where she worked on cases involving harassment and discrimination. After graduation, Charlotte clerked for Justice John A. Manglona of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Supreme Court. She lived on the island of Saipan for a year. Following her clerkship, Charlotte became an Assistant Attorney General with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. Charlotte advocated for vulnerable adults in cases involving abuse and neglect. She also advocated for elders in guardianship matters, including trials. In 2014, Charlotte transitioned into private practice. After a successful three years of practice in Olympia, Washington, she joined the Blankenship Law Firm.
Charlotte believes that a good attorney must be an aggressive advocate, a skilled negotiator, and good listener. Her clients praise her strong analytical skills, reliable and open communication, and effective advocacy. Charlotte is committed to advocating for employees who have been damaged by the actions of others, and to helping them receive a just result.
Charlotte is a member of the Washington State Bar Association as well as the Washington Employment Lawyers Association (WELA).