Mark W. D. O’Halloran

Partner Attorney

Admitted to practice in Washington State Courts and United States District Court, Western District of Washington

Mark-17 (2)Undergraduate Studies University of Washington

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science/Speech
Communications (1998)
Deans List 1994-1998
President/Rush Chair Fraternal Organization

Graduate Studies Seattle University Law School

Juris Doctor Degree (2002)
Moot Court Competitor
International Law Society, Intellectual Property Law Society
Externship with Network Commerce, Inc.
Internship with RealNetworks, Inc.


Awards:

Award Name Granting Organization Date
Top 40 under 40 The National Trial Lawyers 2013
Super Lawyer Rising Star Washington Law & Politics Magazine 2013
Super Lawyer Rising Star Washington Law & Politics Magazine 2012
Top 40 under 40 The National Trial Lawyers 2012
Super Lawyer Rising Star Washington Law & Politics Magazine 2011
Star of the Year American Bar Association YLD 2011
Star of the Quarter American Bar Association YLD 2010
Super Lawyer Rising Star Washington Law & Politics Magazine 2009
Certificate of Appreciation Bridging the Gap Conference Washington State Bar Association YLD 2009
Certificate of Appreciation YMCA Youth and Government Mock Trial Volunteer 2008
Plaque of Appreciation – Coach 2006-2008 Mercer IslandHigh School Mock Trial Team 2008
Super Lawyer Rising Star Washington Law & Politics Magazine 2008
Certificate of Appreciation WYLD President Washington State Bar Association YLD 2008
Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation Washington State Bar Association 2007
Super Lawyer Rising Star Washington Law & Politics Magazine 2005
Certificate of Appreciation – Outstanding Pro Bono Service Washington State Bar Association 2004
Certificate of Appreciation – Outstanding Volunteer Services Washington State Bar Association 2003

Associations:

Position Association Name Duration
Executive Committee -Program Committee Chair American Bar Association Lawyers Conference of the Judicial Division 2012-20142012-2014
Judicial Outreach Network Committee American Bar Association Judicial Division 2013-2014
Executive Committee – Development Committee Chair SeattleUniversity Law Alumni Board 2009-20142012-2014
Eagle Member WashingtonState Association for Justice 2003-present
Nominating Committee American Bar Association Judicial Division, Lawyers Conference 2011-2012
Leadership Advisory Board American Bar Association YLD 2009-2012
Liaison to YLD ABA Lawyers Conference of the Judicial Division 2008-2012
Public Service Director American Bar Association YLD 2010-2011
National Conferences Team Director American Bar Association YLD 2009-2010
Program Review Committee Washington State Bar Association 2008-2010
Chair and Member Initiative for Diversity Governing Council 2006-2010
National Conferences Team Member American Bar Association YLD 2008-2009
Chair – Bridging the Gap Conference Washington State Bar Association YLD 2008-2009
Board of Trustees Washington State Bar Association YLD 2003-2009
Membership Board American Bar Association YLD 2007-2008
President Washington State Bar Association YLD 2007-2008
Awards Committee Washington State Bar Association 2006-2007
LongRange Planning Committee Washington State Bar Association 2006-2007
President-Elect Washington State Bar Association YLD 2006-2007
Member Service Team American Bar Association YLD 2005-2007
Editorial Advisory Board – De Novo Washington State Bar Association YLD 2003-2006
Public Service Committee Chair Washington State Bar Association YLD 2002-2003

Publications:

Article Publication Date
Lawyers Conference Presents Divergent Paths to the Bench in EmeraldCity American Bar Association Judicial Division Record 2012
LC Chair Moderates YLD Ethics Programming in the City Different American Bar Association Judicial Division Record 2011

Speaking Engagements:

Presentation Name Conference Date
Cloudy with a Chance of Apps: Mobile Applications, Social Media, and Cloud Computing for Judges and Attorneys and the Ethical Implications of Judging and Practicing in the Cloud. American Bar Association Midyear Meeting – Dallas, TX 2013
Project Salute – Young Lawyers Serving Veterans Section of Labor & Employment Law Annual Conference 2011
Divergent Paths to the Bench: Can the Path Less-Traveled Make all the Difference? American Bar Association YLD Fall Conference – Seattle, WA 2011
Fellows Debate American Bar Association Midyear Meeting – Atlanta, GA 2011
The Dollars and Sense of Diversity SeattleUniversity Law Diversity Week 2010
Ethical Responsibilities Between Judges and Lawyers in Litigation American Bar Association YLD Fall Conference – Birmingham, AL 2009
Conquering Ethical Dilemmas American Bar Association YLD Fall Conference – Baltimore, MD 2006


Hobbies
Novel writing/reading, world politics, mogul skiing, independent label music, fly fishing, travel, camping, hiking, baseball

Areas of Practice:

Personal Injury

Car Accidents

Trucking Accidents

Wrongful Death

Premises Liability

Products Liability

Civil Rights

Brain Injury

Nursing Home Negligence

Contracts

Bar Admissions:

Washington

U.S. District Court Western District of Washington

At The Gosanko & O’Halloran Law Firm our personal injury lawyers serve clients in Seattle, Bellevue, and throughout the state of Washington, including residents of King County, Pierce County, and Snohomish County.