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Micah W. Hatley | Associate

Micah W. Hatley began practicing law in 2006 following his admission to the State Bar of Texas. After graduating from University of Texas at Austin in 2002 he attended South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas and graduated in December of 2005. Mr. Hatley is a former state prosecutor and is an experienced litigator and he focuses his entire practice on trial work.  Mr. Hatley has tried numerous cases to verdict and has gained a reputation as an effective and aggressive litigator in the Victoria area throughout his career.

Mr. Hatley joined Walker Keeling, LLP in August of 2017 after being in private practice for a number of years at which time 100% of his practice was in the courtroom.  At Walker Keeling, LLP  a significant portion of his practice is dedicated to Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law Defense.  Mr. Hatley also litigates probate disputes and complex business disputes at the firm and is the firm’s primary litigator in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense for its clients. Including his defense practice, Mr. Hatley also represents individuals and corporations through all areas of government inquiries regarding internal investigations, federal and state administrative investigations, grand jury investigations, trial, and appeal. With a depth of knowledge of the jury pools in the area Mr. Hatley can also assist in serving as local counsel for your firm or business.  Mr. Hatley is a skilled trial lawyer that helps our clients navigate the obstacles standing between them and their objectives especially when facing litigation and looks forward to helping you.

Admissions to Practice:

  • Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Victoria County Bar Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association

Areas of Practice:

  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Probate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Civil Trial Law

Education:

J.D. 2005
South Texas College of Law

B.A. 2002
The University of Texas at Austin

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