For over 28 years, John R. (Jack) Connelly, Jr. has been giving voice to citizens of Tacoma and Seattle who have suffered harm as a result of government or corporate misconduct and negligence. His forceful representation of plaintiffs in governmental liability, personal injury, and wrongful death cases has resulted in significant verdicts and major changes in citizen treatment. A recognized leader among his peers, Jack is a member of the Washington Damage Attorneys Round Table and past President of WSTLA. His recognitions include: WSTLA’s Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2000; ABOTA’s Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2007; membership in National Crime Victims Bar Association and American Board of Trial Advocates; Washington Law & Politics magazine’s Top 40 Personal Injury Lawyers and Super Lawyers lists, The Best Lawyers in America, Washington’s Top 100 Lawyers, and Seattle Magazine’s Best Lawyers. Jack earned a B.A. in Human Biology and Psychology from Stanford in 1978 and his J.D. from University of California Hastings in 1981. Jack and his wife, Angela, live in Tacoma with their nine children.