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
Representative Cases/Transactions Joyce v. Department of Corrections,Pierce County... more
Representative Cases/Transactions Joyce v. Department of Corrections,Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.: 99-2-10179-6-Obtained $22.5 million jury verdict for a family estate of a woman killed by a dangerous parolee whom the state failed to supervise. Wright v. BCTI,Pierce County Superior Court Cause No.: 05-2-05763-2-Class action lawsuit against a vocational school that failed to provide ... view profile
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
The Law Office of David J. Britton is a general civil litigation practice focusing... more
The Law Office of David J. Britton is a general civil litigation practice focusing on all phases of dispute resolution, including settlement negotiations, mediation, arbitration, motions practice, and civil jury and nonjury trials. Our areas of focus are business, real estate, personal injury and wrongful death, misdemeanor criminal defense, and wills, trusts, and probate.
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.