David P. Abeyta is a second generation personal injury lawyer. He works in the areas of plaintiffs' personal injury and wrongful death claims, including auto accidents, workplace injuries, and school injuries. Abeyta works primarily out of the Abeyta Nelson Yakima office.
Abeyta is a life-long resident of Yakima, Washington. After graduating from West Valley High School, Abeyta went on to study at Washington State University and graduated in 2005 with a degree in Political Science. Abeyta continued his education at the California Western School of Law, graduating in 2009. Abeyta joined Abeyta Nelson P.C. in March 2010. He is a partner in the law firm.
Abeyta is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington State Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice. He serves on the Washington State Association for Justice Board of Governors. He was awarded with the Ready to Soar New Lawyer Award by WSAJ in 2014. He was named as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, an award given to only 2.5% of lawyers in the state of Washington who are under the age of 40 or in practice for less than 10 years. He is active in the community and serves on the board of directors for the Yakima Valley Community Foundation. Abeyta recently served as the co-chair of the Pillars Campaign for United Way. He was named as a Campaign Volunteer of the Year. Abeyta is married to Chelsea Irwin-Abeyta, and they have three children, Beauchene, Penelope, and Margaux.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Ready to Soar New Lawyer of the Year||Washington State Association for Justice||2014|
|Attorney||Abeyta Nelson P.C.||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Board of Governors||2013 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2012 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Eagle Member||2010 - Present|
|Yakima County Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|California Western School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Washington State University||Political Science||N/A||2005|
|2015 Annual Convention||Co-chair||2015|
|Auto Cases Revving Up Your Auto Case||Auto Cases 2014- Co-chair||2014|