Janice Walshok

Janice Walshok

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC

Recognized since 2023

San Diego, California

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

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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, argued before the Second District Court of Appeal, and prevailed at the Ninth Circuit in upholding a corporate client’s defense verdict on a motion for summary judgment in a traumatic brain injury case against one of the notable law firms in Los Angeles. 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’ 2015-2020 San Diego Rising Stars list, which is a recognition that is bestowed on less than 2.5% of all attorneys. Recently, she was recognized among the 2023 Best Lawyers in America for her work in Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. Janice was a Board Member of San Diego Defense Lawyers from 2015-2017. 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.

  • 11622 El Camino Real, Suite 300
    San Diego, CA 92130
  • California Western School of Law, J.D., graduated 2008
  • University of California - San Diego, B.A. , graduated 2005
  • California Minority Counsel Program - Member
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance - Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association - Member
  • San Diego Defense Lawyers - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • San Diego Business Journal, "Women of Influence in Law" 2021

  • San Diego Metro Magazine, "Top Attorneys" 2023

  • San Diego Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2015-2023

Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Transportation Law


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