Attorney and Workers’ Rights Expert, Kathleen Grace Walsh

An Important Conversation about Workers’ Compensation 

Kathleen Grace Walsh is a Virginia attorney whose practice specialties encompass Virginia Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability. She is known and respected throughout the state’s legal community, and was recognized by her peers in 2019 and 2020 with a Super Lawyer designation and was selected a Leader in the Law for 2019. In addition, she is beloved by her clients for her empathy, her determination to help them, and her kindness. 

She attended The George Washington University in Washington, DC, (B.A. 1980), where courses in Political Science first sparked her interest in the law. Following graduation, Kathleen worked as a reporter from 1980 – 1983 for Commerce Clearing House, focusing on Consumer Product Protections and Food & Drug regulation. It was here that Kathleen honed her interest in protecting society’s workers, and those in need. 

In 1983, Kathleen entered The Columbia School of Law at Catholic University in Washington, DC (JD, 1986). Ms. Walsh opened her solo practice in 2000 in Occoquan, VA.  Her firm specializes in Workers’ Compensation. 

In 2015, Kathleen was accepted as a Fellow in the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.  Her professional positions include the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Inn of Court, where she is Past President and continues to serve on the Executive Committee and the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Inn of Court Advisory Conference, where she is Chairperson (2019 – 2021).  

As an attorney who represents unionized workers, Kathleen annually trains the International Association of Machinists on Workers’ Compensation Law.

Virginia IAMAW Members may contact Kathleen and learn more about Workers’ Compensation at The Law Offices of Kathleen Grace Walsh. 

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