Karcher Harmes

Karcher Harmes

Lawyer of the Year
Kathryn E. Karcher • Appellate Law
The Best Lawyers in America
San Diego

Appellate Law

Kathryn Karcher - Appellate Law

Kathryn Karcher has practiced civil appellate law for more than 30 years. She has been named San Diego Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Law by The Best Lawyers in America© and is a recent president of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers. She is a 23-year Certified Specialist in Appellate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization and a Master in the San Diego Appellate Inn of Court.

Ms. Karcher has been listed in San Diego Super Lawyers© and the Best Lawyers in America for many years, including in the Super Lawyers Top 25 Women Lawyers and Top 50 lists. She has been named to Washington Super Lawyers, most recently in 2020 (listings in more than one jurisdiction are unusual). The Best Law Firms in America© has consistently included Karcher Harmes PS among the best law firms in the country in appellate law. 

After chairing the Appellate Practice Group at one of the world’s largest law firms, in 2008 Ms. Karcher opened her own firm.

Jeff Harmes

Retired Partner

Appellate Specialists
Civil Law
Business Law
Intellectual Properties
Commercial Agreements

Kathryn Karcher: (206) 335-1631

Jeff Harmes: (206) 356-4012

Karcher Harmes

California Office
401 B Street, Suite 2450
San Diego, CA 92101

Karcher Harmes

Washington Office
8964 Sands Avenue NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110