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Michael T Morgan

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Litigation, Personal Injury, Insurance, Defective and Dangerous Products

About Me

 


I am a partner with Morgan James, PLLC.  My law firm primarily represents Plaintiffs in serious accidents, from motor vehicle collisions to premises liability claims and construction site accidents.  Additionally, I continue to serve as defense counsel for a number of clients.  Prior to joining my partner, Kamela James, I served as senior legal counsel at Travelers Insurance as one of its “major case” attorneys, defending Travelers insureds in a variety of catastrophic claims from construction site accidents to wrongful death claims. 


I enjoy hiking, fishing, and rooting for the Mariners and Seahawks.  I also play in an adult baseball league and have done so for the past 15 years. 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    16 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    16 years
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
    16 years
  4. Insurance: 15%
    16 years
  5. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), Contingent (33-42%)

Attorney Endorsements

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    Christopher Casey Construction & Development Attorney
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  • Diana Marie Dearmin

    Mike is an intelligent, dedicated and personable attorney who I am more than happy to endorse.

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    Diana Dearmin Litigation Attorney
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Contact Info

Morgan James, PLLC

209 Quince St. NE
Olympia, WA, 98506

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive201105/16/2015
IDAuthorized to practice law200805/16/2015
WAActive199905/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
High verdict awardTravelers Trial School2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMorgan James, PLLC2011 - Present
Senior Counsel, Claim LegalTravelers Insurance Company2004 - 2011
AssociateGregory J. Wall & Associates, PLLC2002 - 2003
AssociateRyan Sells Uptegraft, Inc., PS2000 - 2002
AssociateMacDermid Liebert & Morgan, PS1999 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Thurston County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Oregon State BarN/A2011 - Present
Idaho State BarN/A2008 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersMember2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonN/A2000 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
Kitsap Humane SocietyBoard of Directors1999 - 2003

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Orris v. LingleyReversed in Court of Appeals

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Travelers Law Journal SeattleCase Law Updates2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Pacific Lutheran UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLE; Auto Injury Litigation from Start to FinishEthics2012
CLE; How to handle Your First/Next Motor Vehicle Accident CaseMandatory Arbitration2011
CLE; Fall 2011 Training SeminarAnatomy of a Fire Case2011