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My clients benefit from my experience in aggressively resolving over 1,000 clients' personal injury claims. Some of my clients have received settlements in excess of a million dollars and ALL of my clients, big cases or not, have received my personal attention. 


I go to trial or settle my clients' claims, whichever will best benefit my clients. I am a second-generation personal injury attorney practicing law in Vancouver since 1997. My staff and I are experienced in handling the claims and helping my clients manage the physical and emotional distress from their injuries. I pride myself on assisting my clients to the best of my ability and leaving no stone unturned.


I am married and we have two young boys that keep us  busy when I am not in the office.


Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 80%
    20 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    20 years



Contingent (33%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Marc A Johnston

    Michael Beaty is a great lawyer. I have known him for more than a decade, and he has proven knowledgeable and successful. Recently, I have jointly worked with Michael on injury cases. He is experienced, diligent, hardworking, detail oriented, and knows where to focus his energy to ensure a great result for his clients.


    Marc Johnston Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Saville W Easley

    I enthusiastically endorse Michael Beaty. I have known Michael over 12 years and highly recommend him to anyone seeking advocacy in all areas related to personal injury or automobile accidents. Michael is intelligent, understanding, thorough and a tough advocate for his clients. I give him my highest endorsement.


    Saville Easley Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

1112 Daniels St Ste 200
PO Box 54
Vancouver, WA, 98660-3071


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderMarsh, Higgins, Beaty & Hatch, PC1999 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
George and Donald Simpson Inn of CourtBarrister2010 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tulsa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Austin CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The George & Donald Simpson Inn of CourtJeopardy Ethics - Then and Now2015
The George & Donald Simpson Inn of CourtGreat Cases in History - The End of Life as We Know It2014
The George & Donald Simpson Inn of Court5th Amendment, Due Process2013