Kathy Comfort graduated from Walla Walla College in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Minor in Journalism. She attended law school at the University of Puget Sound, graduating cum laude in 1989.
Ms. Comfort is a principal in the law firm of Small, Snell, Weiss & Comfort, P.S. She interned with the firm while in law school, and has practiced there ever since passing the bar exam. Ms. Comfort limits her practice to workers compensation, social security disability and other medical-legal claims.
She has served twice as chair of the Washington State Association for Justice Workers Compensation Section, and is a member of WSAJ, AAJ, and the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association. Ms. Comfort serves on the WSAJ Board of Governors, the WSAJ Justice for All PAC Board, and is a frequent lecturer on workers compensation issues.
She is a past trustee, secretary and president of the Pierce County Young Lawyers Division, and has served as a trustee on the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association board as well.