Miller, Pearson, Gloe, Burns, Beatty, & Parrish, P.L.C.
Attorneys At Law

James Burns - Attorney
Marion L. Beatty - Attorney
Laura J. Parrish - Attorney
Kurt B. Olson - Attorney
Donald H. Gloe - Of Counsel
Nikki Thompson - Paralegal

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Marion L. Beatty

Admitted to Iowa Bar, 1977
Minnesota Bar, 1986.

Northern District of Iowa, 1978
Southern District of Iowa, 1980
United States Supreme Court, 2006


Luther College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1975)
University of Iowa (J.D. 1977), Phi Delta Phi

Professional Associations and Memberships

Winneshiek County
President, 1979

Iowa State Bar Association
President, 2006-2007
Member, Board of Governors, 1998-2005
Vice-President 2004-2005
President-Elect, 2005-2006

Life Fellow of the Iowa State Bar Foundation

Minnesota State Bar Association

American Bar Association

American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow (current Board member of the Iowa State Chapter)

Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
Board of Directors, 2003-present
President, 2009-2010; Vice President, 2008-2009

Minnesota Academy of Trial Lawyers

The American Association for Justice a.k.a. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Iowa Defense Counsel Association
President 2000-2001
President-elect 1999-2000
Board of Directors, 1993-2000

Defense Research Institute
Exceptional Performance Award, 2000
State of Iowa Representative, 2001-2003

International Association of Defense Counsel Member

Awards and Recognition

Recipient, The Award of Merit
Iowa State Bar Association's highest honor, 2012

Recipient, Edward F. Seitzinger Award, Outstanding Director
Iowa Defense Counsel Association, 1994

Certified as Civil Trial Advocate by National Board of Trial Advocacy

Martindale Hubbell ĎAVí rating

Selected by Super Lawyers as an Iowa Top Lawyer, (2007-present)

Great Plains Lawyer (2007-present)

Selected to Top 100 Iowa Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association

Selected to The Best Lawyers of America

Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa

Practice Areas

Personal Injury
• Trials and Appeals
• General Litigation
• Insurance Defense
• Family Law

Marion L. Beatty
301 West Broadway
P.O. Box 28
Decorah, Iowa 52101
(563) 382-4226
(563) 382-3783 FAX

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