Jeanne Sockle is a principle and managing partner in Morris-Sockle, PLLC. She is a successful civil litigator who has focused her legal practice on complex litigation, primarily catastrophic injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Above all else, she is a strong client advocate, dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals and providing access to the civil justice system through confident, compassionate, and skilled legal representation. Jeanne is a graduate of the Washington State Bar Association Law Clerk Program (APR6). Washington is one of the few states that continues to provide this alternative means of studying law. Rather than attending traditional law school, Ms. Sockle worked and studied as a law clerk in the law firm under the supervision of the WSBA. Before becoming an attorney, she worked for thirteen years as a paralegal and law clerk. She has the best of both forms of legal training – formal, academic education and in-the-trenches experience. Ms. Sockle’s undergraduate education includes an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from University of Maryland and a Bachelor's Degree from The Evergreen State College. Jeanne’s professional associations include: the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Presidents’ Club, Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) Eagle member, Washington State Bar Association, Thurston County Bar Association, King County Bar Association Family Law Section. Jeanne has served as a member and Chair of the Washington State Bar Association Law Clerk Board, as a Thurston County Family Court Child Advocate, and as a founding member of the Thurston County Volunteer Legal Clinic. In her leisure time, Jeanne enjoys travel and outdoor activities such walking, snorkeling, golf, yoga; and spending precious time with her family and friends.