John R. (Jack) Connelly is named to the Best Lawyers in America, and consistently ranked in the top lawyers in Washington State. His 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 for over 28 years, entirely in representation of plaintiffs. His practice is rooted in the core values upon which he founded the Connelly Law Offices; Truth, Justice, Accountability and Equal Access. Jack maintains a strong interest in cases which hold government and corporate entities accountable, which emphasize the dignity and value of every human being, and which make a difference in how government officials, and entities, respond to the citizens they are charged with representing.
Lincoln C. Beauregard
Lincoln is a personal injury lawyer and a founding member of the Connelly Law Offices. Bringing years of experience from time spent at one of Tacoma’s top firms, Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Lincoln is a seasoned trial lawyer with an in depth knowledge of personal injury, civil rights, and insurance bad faith law.
Lincoln is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Law. During law school, Lincoln interned at the Public Defenders Office, the City of Seattle City Council, the law firm of Stafford Frey Cooper, and the Law and Corporate Affairs Department at Starbucks headquarters. Before attending law school, Mr. Beauregard was enlisted in the United States Air Force, during which time he obtained his bachelors degree in Professional Aeronautics with a minor in Business Administration from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.
During his free time, Lincoln travels, exercises, and spends time with friends.
Micah R. LeBank
Micah’s practice focuses on representing individuals and families who have suffered serious injury or loss in personal injury, product liability, sports accidents, and serious automobile or bicycle accidents. His passion lies in helping those who need it most – individuals. Micah is most passionate about issues involving injustices where there is an apparent imbalance of power. Whether the imbalance involves a large corporation that produces a defective or dangerous product at the expense of the individuals who are killed or injured as a result, an employer abusing an employee, or a government entity that infringes on individual’s civil rights. Micah strives to attain justice for individuals who have been seriously injured or treated unfairly by these more powerful entities.
Micah enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wonderful wife Jenny, their son Russell and their dog Lulu. Together they are avid skiers, cyclists, and hikers.
Nathan P. (Nate) Roberts
Nathan Roberts focuses on the litigation and trial of complex personal injury and wrongful death claims. Although he handles a wide variety of cases, he particularly enjoys representing individuals who have been harmed by corporate greed or government negligence, children and vulnerable adults who have been abused or neglected, and patients who have been the victims of medical negligence.
Nathan obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law. Nathan joined the firm as an intern during the firm's inception in 2006, and he continued his work at Connelly Law Offices while he completed law school. Prior to returning to the firm full-time, Nathan also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Ronald B. Leighton, U.S. District Court for the Western District Court of Washington, and by designation at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
When he is away from work, Nathan enjoys running, boating, camping, mountaineering, and spending time with his family and friends.
Julie A. Kays
Julie is a native Washingtonian. She graduated from Seattle University in 1990, with a Bachelor's degree in political science. That same year, Julie began working for United States Senator Slade Gorton. She moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked as the Senator's Senior Legislative Assistant working on environment, energy and natural resource issues. Julie's work for the Senator resulted in her being awarded Senator Gorton's outstanding legislative staff of the year award in 1996.
In 1997 Julie returned home to Washington State to attend law school at Seattle University. Julie began working for the King County Prosecutor's office in 2000. During her eleven years in that office, Julie tried over 100 felony jury trials. She has tried cases ranging from homicide, child sexual abuse, rape, and robbery. Julie spent six years exclusively trying cases in King County's Special Assault unit where she tried countless abuse cases, including physical and sexual assault cases against children, and rape cases involving both adult and child victims.
In 2010, the King County Prosecutor's office awarded Julie "Outstanding trial lawyer of the year" for her advocacy in the courtroom on behalf sexually abused children, and homeless and drug addicted victims of sexual abuse.
Amanda M. Searle
Amanda’s practice focuses primarily on medical negligence, personal injury, wrongful death, employment law, and civil rights claims. She received dual B.A.s in Government/Law and German from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, after which time she was commissioned into the United States Army. She served four years on active duty, stationed in Germany, and deployed to Iraq in 2003 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Amanda obtained her J.D. from California Western School of Law, graduating with honors in the concentration of Creative Problem Solving.
After law school and before moving to Washington in 2010, Amanda worked for Thomson Reuters as a research attorney in San Diego. Most recently, she worked in Tacoma at Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S., an insurance defense litigation firm. Amanda is licensed in both Washington and California.
Evan T. Fuller
Evan’s practice focuses on a wide array of civil litigation, particularly cases involving civil rights, complex personal injuries, and wrongful death claims. Evan received his B.A. from Whitman College, cum laude, and later earned his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law. While in law school, Evan served as a research assistant to Professor Stephen A. Rosenbaum and helped write articles advocating the rights of disabled peoples. In addition, he worked as law clerk for both the Labor and Industries Division of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office and a personal injury attorney in Seattle. Prior to law school, Evan worked for the United States Senate, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, and the King County Council.
In his free time, Evan enjoys traveling, live music, and skiing, especially with his family and friends.
Meaghan Driscoll’s practice focuses on a broad range of civil litigation, including cases involving employment discrimination, civil rights, and complex personal injuries. Meaghan holds her B.A. from Seattle University, and received her J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, Meaghan served as a judicial extern to Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary E. Fairhurst and Chief Judge Rosanna M. Peterson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. In addition, she worked as a law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office and a civil rights and personal injury attorney in Spokane. As a law student, Meaghan received the prominent Thomas More Scholarship for her commitment to public interest law. She also served as the Vesting Editor of the Gonzaga Law Review and competed as a national finalist in National Moot Court, an appellate advocacy competition. Prior to law school, Meaghan served for two years as an AmeriCorps and Jesuit Volunteer with a civil legal aid organization and as a social worker for homeless women and children.
While away from work, Meaghan enjoys backpacking the beautiful Pacific Northwest, photography, and spending time with family and friends.