Karen N. Wohlgemuth

(she, her, hers)
P 602.333.5483 | F 602.333.5431


Karen Wohlgemuth approaches each case in a compassionate and strategic manner to find amicable and cost-effective resolutions to fit the unique circumstances of each case. She is a successful litigator using her advocacy skills to reach outcomes through settlement negotiation, mediations, settlement conferences, hearings, motion practice, and trial.

Karen focuses her practice on domestic relations, which encompasses a wide range of cases. She has successfully handled matters of divorce, premarital or postnuptial agreements, paternity, modification, enforcement, and grandparent visitation. She handles complex matters involving issues of fitness and custody evaluations, international, jurisdiction, military, business dissolution, asset valuations, special action, professional athlete, high net-worth, high conflict, mental health, addiction, orders of protection, and domestic violence issues. She serves all counties in Arizona and clients of all backgrounds.



  • Mosten Guthrie Academy, 2021 (Certified Mediator)
  • Arizona State University – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, 2017 (J.D.)
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2013 (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2017

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • Arizona Theatre Company, Board of Trustees; Development Committee Chair

  • PHOENIX Magazine, Top Lawyers, Family Law, 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation; Family Law; and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, 2023-2024
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Family Law, 2021-2023
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Star, General Litigation, 2020
  • Paul W. Holloway Trial Advocacy Award Winner, May 2017
  • Pro Bono Distinction, May 2017
  • CALI Award, March 2016

  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Ladder Down Program, 2019

  • “Family Law Updates to Know for 2024,” Arizona Paralegal Association, 2024
  • “Family Law Update: New Spousal Maintenance Guidelines and Calculator,” The Maricopa Lawyer, 2023
  • “It’s a New Year with New Child Support Guidelines,” 2022
  • “Bankruptcy and Divorce: Considerations Before Filing,” 2021
  • “Raising the Bar: The NextGen,” Phoenix Business Journal, January 29, 2021
  • “Insurance 101 – Personal Injury A to Z,” National Business Institute, 2019
  • “Nuts and Bolts of Arizona Civil Procedure Changes,” The Cavanagh Law Firm, 2018