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Jacqueline Walsh is a partner with Walsh & Larranaga. She is licensed to practice in Washington and California. Her law practice focuses on criminal defense and civil plaintiff personal injury cases. In her criminal practice, she is qualified to handle capital cases at the trial level in federal and Washington State courts. In addition to capital defense work, Jacqueline has tried several non-capital homicide trials obtaining favorable results for her clients. In 2014, she was added as resource counsel with the Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel Project.

In her civil practice, she represents clients in serious catastrophic injury cases - including traumatic brain injuries - and civil rights cases.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    19 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    24 years

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  • Erik J Heipt

    Jackie is an amazing attorney with the skills and tenacity to go toe-to-to with anyone. She is smart, uniquely thorough, and compassionate. I have personally seen her legal work and can enthusiastically endorse her.


    Erik Heipt Civil Rights Attorney
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  • Aimee Marie Sutton

    I've referred personal injury cases to Jackie because she's such a great advocate for people who have been hurt. Her extensive criminal background really gives her advantage in litigation.


    Aimee Sutton Child Abuse Attorney
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Contact info

705 2nd Ave #501
Seattle, WA, 98104

705 2nd Ave Ste 501
Seattle, WA, 98104-1715



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's AwardN/A2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWalsh & Larranaga2005 - Present
PartnerLaw Offices of Jacqueline Walsh1997 - 2005
Staff AttorneyNorthwest Defender Association1992 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA1987
Southern Methodist UniversityFrenchN/AN/A
University of California - San DiegoInternational Business TransactionsN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Strategy SessionBudgeting and Budget Attorneys2015
Capital Mitigation Skills WorkshopVerdict Forms2015
CACJ/CPDA Capital Defense SeminarDefendant's Cognitive Processing Deficits: Impact Beyond Academic Achievement2015
CACJ/CPDA Capital Defense SeminarMitigation Videos2015
CACJ/CPDA Capital Defense SeminarDisabilities and Accommodations: Sensory Processing Disorders2015
Mexican Capital Legal Assistance Program Capital DefenseNeurotoxins and Your Mexican National Client2013
International Academy of Mental Health and the LawCourtroom Bias2013
Capital Defense Training Atlanta, GABrainstorming the Old Facts2013
Capital Defense TrainingUnassailable Proof of the Life Story2013
Capital Defense SeminarUsing Your Facts to Develop Mitigation Themes & Theories2013
Capital DefenseUnderstanding Trauma in Capital Cases2013
Bring Your Case Seminar - FLUnderstanding Trauma In Capital Cases2012
Capital Defense SeminarRace and Culture2011
OK Capital Defense Training ConferenceUsing Mitigation to Settle Your Case2010
Death Penalty Seminar Austin, TXGetting Funds Necessary to Litigate Your Case2010
Death Penalty College Santa Clara, CAOpening for Life. Telling Your Client's Story.2010
7th Nat'l Seminar on the Development of MitigationCapital Cases: Using Mitigation to Avoid Trial2010
Authorized Case TrainingHow a History of Abuse, Neglect and Cognitive Impairment Affect Our Clients, Their Stories and Our Work2009
Authorized Case TrainingCase Funding and Budgeting Issues2009
Authorized Case TrainingThe Pre-Authorization Process Process and Presentations to the Department of Justice2009
Criminal Defense SeminarDefense of Complex Cases, Including Capital cases2008
Monterey, CA CACJ/CPDA Capital Defense SeminarWorking with Clients2007
Capital Case SeminarGathering Compelling Mitigation Evidence to Save a Client's Life2007
WDPAC seminarUsing Your Team Effectively to Save Your Client's Life2006
NACDL Making the Case for Life IXInvestigating Mitigation to Settle the Case2006
IAMHL Paris, France (International Conference on Mental Health and the Law)The Development of an Effective Legal Team in Capital Cases with Deeply Traumatized Clients2005
CACJ/CPDA seminar Executing Justice Not PeopleWhy is Poverty Mitigation2005
CACJ/CPDA Executing Justice Not PeopleFinding Your Role in a Capital Case and How You Can Fortify the Team2005