Bill Coats is a highly qualified lawyer with an emphasis on auto accidents, wrongful death and personal injury cases. Please read what these objective sources say about Bill.

What other lawyers say:

“Bill has an excellent reputation in Bellingham and throughout Whatcom County. I heartily endorse his work.”
-Michael Brodsky, Bellingham lawyer.

“I have known Bill for 25 years. He is an excellent attorney who always represents his clients with passion and integrity. I highly recommend him.”
-Joseph Pendergast, Seattle lawyer.

“Bill is a true professional. He has a tremendous amount of knowledge in civil litigation, specifically personal injury matters.”
-Rico Tessandore, Bellingham & Lynnwood lawyer.


Local, State and National recognition:

  • Bill has the highest possible rating from the attorney rating service AVVO: 10.0 Superb.
  • Bill is a member of the invitation only Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum – The Top Trial Lawyers in America.
  • Bill was elected to the Washington State Association for Justice Board of Directors.
  • Super Lawyers named him a rising star.
  • Bill is a member of Whatcom County Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee.

Experience & Education:

  • Over 20 years legal experience and has tried over 50 jury trial.
  • Achieved numerous million dollar plus awards for his clients.
  • Graduated with honors from Tulane Law School.

What clients say:

“I will be forever thankful for Bill and his team, they helped me in a time when I felt completely hopeless and made me feel like I wasn’t alone. They’re hard work and dedication paid off greatly and thanks to their help, I can finally get my life back on track.”
-Amariah B., former auto accident client.

“Bill Coats had kept me well informed and worked really hard to get me what I deserved and what I wanted. I felt very comfortable talking with him and I was glad to have someone looking out for me. I highly recommend Bill Coats.”
-Haley H., former auto accident client.

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