Independent Historian

Carol Sue Janes is an attorney practicing in Seattle, Washington. She is a past chair of the Washington State Bar Association Health Law Section, and a past chair of the King County Bar Association Appellate Practice Section. She taught at the University of Washington School of Law, served as a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and served as a law clerk to a Washington State Supreme Court chief justice. She has been selected to the Washington State Super Lawyers List every year since 2014. She is a member of the Loren Miller Bar Association and the Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle.

A native of Seattle, Carol Sue has a B.A. in History (magna cum laude, with honors in History, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, from the University of Washington, and a J.D. with honors and Executive Editor of Washington Law Review, from the University of Washington School of Law. She is an active amateur genealogist.