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David P. Abeyta

David P. Abeyta

Abeyta Nelson Injury Law
  • Personal Injury
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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 Injury Law 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 (WSAJ), and the American Association for Justice. He serves on the Washington State Association for Justice Board of Governors. He was awarded the “Ready to Soar” New Lawyer Award by WSAJ in 2014. In 2016, Abeyta was named 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. Abeyta 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, and was also named as a Campaign Volunteer of the Year. Abeyta is married to Chelsea Irwin-Abeyta, and they have three children, Beauchene, Penelope, and Margaux.

California Western School of Law
J.D. (2009) | Juris Doctor
Washington State University
B.S. (2005) | Political Science
Professional Experience
Abeyta Nelson Injury Law
- Current
Speaking Engagements
2015 WSAJ Annual Convention, 2015 WSAJ Annual Convention, Cle Elum, Washington
Washington State Association for Justice
Conference Co-Chair
Auto Cases 2014: Revving Up Your Auto Case, WSAJ Auto Cases 2014
Washington State Association for Justice
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star awards are granted to outstanding attorneys either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. While up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. Abeyta was honored as a Rising Star in 2016 and 2017.
Top 40 Under 40 - Civil Plaintiff
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law.
New Lawyer Award "Ready to Soar"
Washington State Association for Justice
The New Lawyer Award “Ready to Soar” is awarded to a WSAJ member in practice less than five (5) years who has demonstrated excellence and professionalism in the legal practice, made a substantial contribution to the community, and advanced the mission of WSAJ.
Professional Associations
Washington State Association for Justice
Board of Governors
- Current
American Association for Justice
- Current
Washington State Bar Association
- Current
Washington State Association for Justice
Eagle Member
- Current
Yakima County Bar Association
- Current
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Abeyta Nelson Injury Law Website
Abeyta Nelson Injury Law Blog
Contact & Map
Yakima Office
1102 W. Yakima Avenue
Yakima, WA 98902
Telephone: (509) 575-1588
Ellensburg Office
605 N Main Street, Suite 1
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Telephone: (509) 925-1588
Sunnyside Office
2590 Yakima Valley Highway, Suite 2
Sunnyside, WA 98944
Telephone: (509) 839-1588