Sean P. Walsh graduated cum laude from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, in 2002, receiving his degree in Political Theory and Public Law. Sean earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Idaho College of Law in Moscow in 2005.
After law school, Sean practiced family law and criminal defense law in Lewiston, Idaho. In 2007, Sean moved with his family to Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, where his law practice focused on criminal defense litigation and child protection matters.
In 2006 and 2007, he completed two nationally renowned criminal defense training programs at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in Louisville, Colorado. In 2010, Sean attended the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia. That same year, Sean started his own private practice and focused on criminal defense and family matters. In 2011, the Federal Courts appointed Sean to the Criminal Justice Act Panel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho.
In 2015, the Idaho Supreme Court placed Sean on the Idaho Capital Defense Counsel Roster. Sean and his partner, Anne Taylor, are the only two private attorneys located in the five Northern Counties of Idaho who are currently qualified by the Idaho Supreme Court to accept appointments in death penalty defense cases. Sean has served on the Board of Directors for the Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is a currently a lifetime member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Sean serves as Managing Partner of Palmer Walsh & Taylor PLLC. He currently practices State and Federal criminal defense, family law, and general civil litigation.
Sean is also currently a member in good standing with the Idaho State Bar Association.
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Sean and I spent just over three years working together and, simply put, he helped make me a better attorney with every case. His knowledge of the law and ability to handle difficult cases was and continues to be impressive. I've had the opportunity to learn first-hand about the depth of his knowledge, the positive way in which he practices law and witness his commitment to clients. Sean is a talented lawyer, well respected in the legal community and it's a pleasure to endorse him as an attorney.
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|ID||Authorized to practice law||2005||01/14/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Award||Idaho State Bar||2014|
|Top 10 Under 40||National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys||2014|
|Criminal Defense Skills||National Criminal Defense College||2007|
|Trial Advocacy Skills||National Institute for Trial Advocacy||2006|
|Managing Partner||Walsh Law Group PLLC||2016 - Present|
|Managing Partner||Palmer Walsh & Taylor PLLC||2010 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Practice||2005 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2007 - Present|
|Idaho State Bar, Professionalism and Ethics Section||Member||N/A|
|Access to Justice Idaho 2016 Leadership Committee||Member||N/A|
|Idaho Capital Defense Counsel Roster||Member||N/A|
|Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Board of Directors||2011 - 2013|
|University of Idaho||Law||Juris Doctor||2005|
|Boise State University||Political Science||Bachelor of Science||2002|
|Fall Seminar||Ethical Considerations in Billing||2016|
|Fall Seminar||Obtaining Public Funding for Expert Services||2016|
|University of Idaho College of Law||Success In Law School||2015|
|Idaho State Bar||CLE-Idaho Luncheon Ethics||2015|
|Idaho State Bar||CLE-Ethics of Representing Child Clients||2014|
|Headline News||Criminal Law Update||2014|