Janice Y. Walshok

Janice Walshok has experience primarily in the fields of personal injury, including wrongful death, product liability, and insurance bad faith. She had the distinct honor of serving as a judicial extern for the Honorable John A. Houston for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Janice has successfully tried several jury trials and argued before the Second District Court of Appeal. She continues to succeed in obtaining early resolutions for her clients by way of summary judgment, motions to strike and other dispositive motions.

Janice was nominated for the 2017 Best of the Bar and selected to Super Lawyers’ 2015, 2016 and 2017 San Diego Rising Stars list, which is a recognition that is bestowed on less than 2.5% of all attorneys. She is a Board Member of San Diego Defense Lawyers. In 2017, Janice presented before the San Diego Defense Lawyers regarding how to attack and prove the reasonable value of plaintiff’s medical expenses in personal injury cases post Howell v. Hamilton Meats.

Janice Walshok is a graduate of University of California, San Diego (B.A. Political Science, 2005) and California Western School of Law (J.D., 2008) where she was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship. She was born in Oklahoma City, but raised in Hawaii. She lives in San Diego where she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Awards +-

• Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2015-2017

Affiliations +-

• State Bar of California
• San Diego Defense Lawyers Association

Education +-

• California Western School of Law
(J.D., 2008)
• University of California San Diego
(B.A., Political Science, 2005)

11622 El Camino Real, #300
San Diego, CA 92130
Tel: (858) 755-8500
Fax: (858) 755-8504

Tel: (858) 509-5680
Fax: (858) 755-8504
jwalshok@pettitkohn.com

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