James W. Beck
  • Appeals & Appellate, Civil Rights, Consumer Law...
  • Washington
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Summary

James joined GTH after completing a clerkship for the former Chief Justice of the Washington Supreme Court. He focuses his practice pursuing trials in the areas of personal injury, catastrophic accidents, employment law, and insurance coverage.

He has briefed and argued multiple appeals, including cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Washington Supreme Court. In his practice he has represented families in wrongful death cases, victims in sexual abuse cases, and many returning U.S. service members who face discrimination or retaliation in the workplace.

When he’s not working, he’s blazing trails, scaling peaks, and skiing with his wife, who works as a local primary care physician, and their three adventurous children.

Education
Georgia State University College of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Graduated first in class; summa cum laude
The University of Georgia School of Law
B.S. | Ecology
Professional Experience
Partner, Board of Directors
Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
Current
Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2016-2019
Washington Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Also awarded from 2008-2012
Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law
ABA/BNA
Professional Responsibility Honor
Phi Delta Phi
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar # 34208
Member
Current
Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
Member
Current
Washington State For Justice Association
Member
Current
Washington Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
The Mountaineers
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
9th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Consumer Law
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Class Actions
Languages
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
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James W. Beck's Website Profile
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Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP Website
Contact & Map
Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP
Tacoma Office
1201 Pacific Ave
#2100
Tacoma, WA 98402
USA
Telephone: (253) 620-6402
Fax: (253) 620-6565