Karen C. Watters Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2011 - Ontario

Primary office:  Hamilton

Karen C. Watters

Karen Watters is an associate in Gowling WLG's Hamilton office.

Karen’s practice focuses on estate litigation as well as professional negligence. Her practice includes Will challenges and defences, power of attorney disputes, consent and capacity issues, dependant support claims and contested and uncontested passing of accounts. In the area of professional negligence, Karen defends lawyers across Ontario.

Karen regularly appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal, as well as  administrative tribunals.  She frequently acts on behalf of trustees, attorneys for property/personal care, and beneficiaries.

Karen received her J.D. from Queen’s University in 2010 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2011. She holds a BA (Hons.) in political science and law after graduating with highest honours from Carleton University. 


Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2011

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2010

    • Education
      Queen's University, JD
  • 2006

    • Education
      Carleton University, BA (Hons.)


  • Hamilton Law Association
  • Hamilton Lawyers’ Club
  • Ontario Bar Association 
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Estate Planners’ Council of Hamilton