Michelle Bartley has over 20 years of broad litigation experience. Her primary areas of practice include General Civil and Commercial Litigation Matters, focusing on complex construction defect cases where she has represented school districts, hospitals, apartment complexes and other commercial businesses. She also handles matters involving contract, business and property disputes. Prior to moving to Texas in 2002, she practiced in Washington State handling a variety of insurance defense and coverage matters, including personal injury and premises liability cases, motor vehicle and bus accidents, construction site accidents, and product liability claims. Additionally, Mrs. Bartley has served in court-appointed roles for estate administrations. She has substantial experience litigating in state and federal courts in the State of Texas on a wide array of disputes.
Editor and Contributor, 2008 and 2009 Bexar County Elder Law Handbook, Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation and SABA Elder Law Section, 2007-2010
Author, Accidents Occurring When Crossing the Center Line and Passing, Washington Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook, Washington State Bar Association, 2001 and 2008 Supplements
Editor and Contributor, Annual Insurance Law Update, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, 1995 - 2002
Texas Bar No.
Washington Bar No.
Areas of Practice:
Labor & Employment
JD, Seattle University School of Law, 1994
BA, University of Washington, 1988
U.S Court of Appeals Ninth District
Texas Eastern District
Texas Northern District
Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy
Texas Western District
Washington Eastern District Court
Washington Western District Court
Washington-All Courts State—Trial Court
Professional Associations and Memberships:
State Bar of Texas: Construction Law Section, Insurance Law Section and Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
San Antonio Bar Association: Construction Section and Elder Law Section
Washington State Bar Association