For over thirty years J. Michael Morgan has represented numerous clients in trials, mediations and arbitrations in nearly all types of civil litigation. Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree from Seattle University in 1980. He started his private law practice in Olympia in 1989 after receiving his Juris Doctor degree from Seattle University. From 1999 until 2005 he worked as trial counsel, assistant managing attorney and later acting manager attorney for the Tacoma Staff legal office of Safeco Insurance Company, starting and supervising that firm’s construction defect litigation unit, and also defending Safeco insureds in personal injury, wrongful death, landslide, pharmacy malpractice, dental malpractice, product liability and trespass/property damage cases. During this time, Mike also gained the experience in complex insurance coverage matters and bad faith insurance litigation.
Mike founded J. Michael Morgan PLLC in 2006, where he focuses his civil litigation practice on complex trust and estate litigation, commercial and real estate litigation and nearly every type of tort litigation. Mike is committed to a cost-effective approach utilizing alternative dispute resolution such as mediation whenever possible, with cutting edge trial presentation when cases need to go to trial.
Mike is licensed in all Washington State Courts, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, and the Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a popular Superior Court arbitrator and also serves as mediator and legal continuing education speaker on topics ranging from real property issues to trust and estate dispute resolution.
-Disputes involving Trusts and Estates
-Protection of vulnerable adults
-Business and real property matters
-Arbitrator and mediator
Seattle University: Bachelor of Science 1980
Seattle University: Juris Doctor 1987
About Mike Morgan