Jack Connelly – Tacoma Personal Injury Lawyer

Jack Connelly

Connelly Law Offices

(253) 593-5100

(253) 593-0380


2301 N 30th St
Tacoma , WA 98403

Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Jack Connelly

Connelly Law Offices

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Firm Summary

John R. (Jack) Connelly, a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and numerous Trial Lawyer organizations in the United States, is consistently named to the Best Lawyers in America, and ranked in the top lawyers in Washington State. Super Lawyers Magazine has included him in the top 100 lawyers in Washington since 2003 , and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine ranks him as one of the foremost attorneys in the Seattle region. A member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), past President of the Washington Association for Justice (WSAJ) and of the Damages Attorneys Roundtable (DART) a charter member of the Crime Victim’s Bar Association, a fellow  of the American Bar Foundation, Connelly has been honored as Washington State’s Trial Lawyer of the Year by WSAJ in 2000, by ABOTA in 2007, and was selected as Lawyer of the Year in 2015, and 2018 for Seattle by Best Lawyers in America. Jack’s advocacy for Plaintiffs in numerous high profile cases has resulted in landmark verdicts and positive changes in laws protecting vulnerable citizens. Jack has been practicing law in the Puget Sound Area for over 42 years, entirely in representation of plaintiffs.


All aspects of Plaintiffs Litigation; Wrongful Death; Police Misconduct; Sports Injuries; Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries; Civil Rights; Personal Injury; Products Liability; Highway Design; Professional Negligence; Medical Negligence; Governmental Liability; Commercial Litigation; Employment Litigation; Transportation Litigation;


Mr. Connelly handles cases throughout Washington State. He has been invited to appear and handle cases in other states on behalf of Plaintiffs as well. All Washington Trial (State and Federal) and Appellate Courts; Federal Court: US District Courts for Western and Eastern Districts of Washington; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals;


• Stanford University; B.A., Human Biology / Psychology, Palo Alto, CA. 1978;
Stanford Varsity Swim Team – Block S Award; (4 year letterwinner);
All-American Honors 1976, 1977 – Stanford 400 yd. Medley Relay;

• Univ. of California, San Francisco, Law, JD 1981
Editor, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, 1980-1981

• Extern Law Clerk, Honorable William H. Orrick, U.S. District Court, San Francisco, 1981

• Lecturer and Instructor – Over 150 CLE and Trial Practice Courses over the past 39 years.