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James Walter Beck

James Walter Beck

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Employment & Labor, Discrimination, Wrongful Death, Civil Rights

About Me

In my practice, I focus on representing people harmed by the carelessness of others, unlawful employment decisions, insurance companies who wrongly deny claims, and government actors who abuse power.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
  3. Discrimination: 20%
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%
  5. Civil Rights: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (40%)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Christopher Townsend Wall

    James is a fantastic attorney. He is smart, dedicated, and passionate about his work. He does not fight pointless battles. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Christopher Wall Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Andrea H McNeely

    James Beck is a smart, committed advocate who puts his clients first. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Andrea McNeely Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim

Wells Fargo Plaza
1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100
Tacoma, WA, 98402

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200307/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law AwardAmerican Bar AssociationN/A
Professional Responsibility HonorN/AN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Board of DirectorsGordon Thomas Honeywell2009 - Present
Law ClerkWashington State Supreme Court2003 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hon. Robert J. Bryan American Inn of CourtTreasurer2010 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Washington Employment Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Professionalism CommitteeMemberN/A
The MountaineersMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Professionalism CommitteeMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Salvini v. Ski Lifts Inc.Verdict For Plaintiff
Hagemeyer v. The United States of AmericaPre-Trial Settlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Washington State Association for JusticeMilitary Discrimination2013
WSBA Public Records Act DeskbookPublic Records Act PenaltiesN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of GeorgiaEcologyBS - Bachelor of Science1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WSBA Administrative Law Section CLE presentationPenalties Under Public Records Act2009
WSAJ Employment DeskbookEmployment Litigation2009
Mechanics of Washington Civil ProcedureMechanics of Washington Civil Procedure2009