I spent the last 24 years representing Washington state as a senior attorney at the... more
I spent the last 24 years representing Washington state as a senior attorney at the Attorney General's Office. In July 2014, my husband, Joe Lopez, and I opened our own law firm in Tacoma. I was the Chief Counsel to the Department of Labor and Industries for the last nine years, and now my main areas of practice involve workers' compensation and other L&I issues, such as audits and taxation.... view profile
John R. (Jack) Connelly, Jr. has been practicing in Tacoma and Seattle since 1981. A... more
John R. (Jack) Connelly, Jr. has been practicing in Tacoma and Seattle since 1981. A graduate of Stanford University and Hastings Law School, Connelly, has been selected to membership in Best Lawyers in America, was honored as Washington's Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2000, is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and selected as Superlawyer and one of Washington's top 40 p... view profile
Tacoma Attorney Darrell L. Cochran is a lawyer with a background not unlike many... more
Tacoma Attorney Darrell L. Cochran is a lawyer with a background not unlike many people in Washington. He was born in Shelton, Washington, and grew up in Olympia, with parents who worked hard to make ends meet. Early in life, people recognized the inner fire that fuels the success of Darrell’s legal practice. His kindergarten teacher called him “the sandbox lawyer” for his spirited arguments ov... view profile
Government attorneys focus on a particular area of government regulation. These lawyers are often called “regulatory lawyers” and can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. Some government law attorneys are also known as “public interest lawyers.” Public interest lawyers tend to focus on those areas where a large group of individuals is affected by government regulation–for example, environmental laws or anti-discrimination laws.