Karen Hartman-Tellez

Karen Hartman-Tellez

Partner, Ellman Law Group LLC
  • Civil Rights, Education Law, Employment Law ...
  • Arizona
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Karen Hartman-Tellez has practiced law in Arizona for nearly twenty years in the area of civil litigation involving constitutional, civil rights, education, employment, media, and political law issues. Practicing both in the private sector and as an attorney for state and local governments, she has litigated matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts, administrative tribunals, and tribal courts.

Most recently, Karen served as Chief Counsel for the Arizona Attorney General’s Education Unit, where she represented Arizona’s state education-related agencies and officials. She also worked in the Attorney General’s Agency Counsel Section, representing state agencies in matters ranging from public records to voting rights. For four years, Karen served as Chief Counsel for the Arizona Civil Rights Division, overseeing investigations of claims of discrimination in employment, housing, voting, and public accommodations

Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Election Law
  • Government Affairs & Public Policy
  • Media Law
  • Native American Indian Affairs
  • Telecom, Internet & Media
Video Chat and Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Arizona
ID Number: 021121
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9th Circuit
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United States District Court, District of Arizona
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Professional Experience
Ellman Law Group
- Current
Education Unit Chief Counsel, Education and Health Section
Arizona Attorney General's Office
Assistant Attorney General, Agency Counsel Section
Arizona Attorney General's Office
Chief Counsel, Arizona Civil Rights Division
Arizona Attorney General's Office
Assistant General Counsel/Deputy County Attorney
Maricopa County Office of General Litigation Services
Office of General Litigation Services
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Arizona State University College of Law
magna cum laude, Articles Editor, Arizona State Law Journal, Dean’s Award for Academic Merit, Order of the Coif
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Boston College
B.A. in English and History, Dean’s List
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona
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Websites & Blogs
Ellman Law Group
Ellman Law Group Professionals
Contact & Map
Ellman Law Group
3030 N. Central Ave.
Suite 1110
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Telephone: (480) 272-7877
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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