"The precepts of the law may be comprehended under these three points: to live honestly, to hurt no man willfully, and to render every man his due carefully." - Aristotle
Sean P. Walsh
oooooSean brings 12 years of criminal defense and family law trial experience to the firm. He has worked in government and the private sector. Sean, further, has been a managing partner for several years as well as being actively engaged with professional organizations. Sean has also effectively teamed with both Alexandria and Lisa, two of the firm’s partners, on numerous cases.
oooooSean began his career in Lewiston, Idaho, where he practiced both family law and criminal defense. In 2007, Sean moved with his family to Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, where his law practice focused on criminal defense litigation and child protection matters. In 2010 Sean started his own private practice where he continued to provide criminal defense litigation serves and expanded his practice to handle family law matters. Soon thereafter, in 2011, the Federal Courts appointed Sean to the Criminal Justice Act Panel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho.
oooooIn 2015, the Idaho Supreme Court placed Sean on the Idaho Capital Defense Counsel Roster. Sean is currently qualified by the Idaho Supreme Court to accept appointments in death penalty defense cases. He is one of only two private practice attorneys in North Idaho qualified by the Supreme Court to defend death penalty cases.
oooooSean has served on the Board of Directors for the Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is a currently a lifetime member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; the Association has recognized Sean as one of the top 10 criminal defense attorneys, under 40, in the State of Idaho.
oooooThroughout his career, Sean has also found ways to give back to his community. In 2014 Sean received the Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Award from the Idaho State Bar. In 2016, Sean served on the Access to Justice Idaho 2016 Leadership Committee for the First Judicial District. From 2013 to 2016, Sean served as the attorney of record for the volunteer advocates of the North Idaho CASA program.
oooooSean is a valuable member of our team and is committed to serving his clients. Sean currently practices State and Federal criminal defense, family law, and general civil litigation and he takes cases throughout all of North Idaho.