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MEAGHAN Driscoll is an attorney with ConnellyLawOffices,withofficesinSeattleandTacoma, Washington. Her practice focuses on a broadrangeofcivillitigationincludingcasesinvolving complex personal injuries, civil rights, police misconduct, sex abuse, government liability, and employment discrimination. Among Driscoll’s successful cases are Thomas et al. v. Zaro et al in which she represented the estate of an African American man shot and killed by law enforcement and obtained $15.135 million total jury verdict; and Foster v. North Kitsap Fire & Rescue in which she represented a widow and the family of a 48-year-old man killed in a motorcycle collision with a fire truck, and obtained as second chair $9.5 million jury verdict. In Estate of Jessica Ortega v. Pierce County, 2018, Driscoll represented the estate of a woman shot and killed by an ex-boyfriend after seeking police protection from domestic violence in a police negligence case. She obtained a $7.8 million settlement. In 2018 Driscoll received the Washington State Association for Justice’s Ready to Soar New Lawyer Award. Seattle Met also recognizes her as a Rising Star. Driscoll earned a BA, cum laude, from Seattle University, and a JD, magna cum laude, from Gonzaga University School of Law. Prior to law school, she 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. Driscoll is married and has one son. Her fraternal great grandparents were immigrants from County Cork. She also has relatives from Co. Mayo.