Milton W Hathaway Jr


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Murphy Schmitt Hathaway Wilson & Becke PLLC
PO Box 591, Prescott, Arizona, 86302-3601




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1978

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 7, 1978

Other Language(s): None


Milton W. Hathaway, Jr. is a litigation attorney practicing primarily in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, municipal liability, employment law and product liability.

Mr. Hathaway received his Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University where he graduated cum laude in 1975, and his Juris Doctor degree in 1978 from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1978. Mr. Hathaway is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and Yavapai County Bar Association and has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV rated lawyer. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, District of Arizona and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Honors/Memberships Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, Insurance. Case Note Writer, Arizona Law Review. Civil Trial Judge, pro tem, Maricopa County Superior Court (1989-1999). Board Member, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (1988-1998). President, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (2007-2008) Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness Member (2009-2012) Arizona Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Rules of Evidence (2010-2012) Arizona Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence (2012 – present) Arizona Supreme Court Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure (2014-2016)

Mr. Hathaway joined Murphy, Schmitt, Hathaway, Wilson & Becke, P.L.L.C. in 2002 following a four year residency in Hong Kong and Singapore with his wife, Meredith. While in Singapore, he was actively involved in The American Club, serving as Chairperson of the Rules Committee, elected member of the General Committee and was also elected Secretary of this organization. He also served as Director of the donor/recipient program, FriendshipWorks, The American Association of Singapore. Mr. Hathaway can be reached at

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Civil Rights Reproductive Rights, Sex Discrimination, Womens Rights, Prisoners Rights, Prisoners Rights Class Actions, Public Interest Law, Race Discrimination, Human Rights, International Human Rights, LGBTQIA Rights, Personal Rights, Gay and Lesbian Rights, Handicapped Rights, Discrimination, Disabled Rights, Disability Discrimination, Disabled Access, Civil Rights Section 1983, Civil Rights Defense, Civil Liberties
Insurance Accident Insurance, Automobile Insurance, Arson and Insurance Fraud, Automobile Insurance Coverage, Automobile Insurance Defense, Automobile Liability, Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense, Casualty Insurance, Casualty Insurance Defense, Automobile Liability Defense, Captive Insurance, Excess Coverage, Excess and Reinsurance, Disability Insurance Defense, Disability Insurance, Commercial Insurance Defense, Commercial Property Insurance, Casualty Insurance Subrogation, Commercial Insurance, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Contracts, Insurance Company Taxation, Insurance Company Demutualization, Insurance Coverage Defense, Insurance Defense Subrogation, Insurance Fraud Defense, Insurance Fraud, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Arbitration, Insurance Collection, Insurance Bad Faith Defense, Insurance Agents and Brokers, Insurance Administration, Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense, Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions, First and Third Party Insurance, First and Third Party Insurance Defense, Flood Insurance Defense, First Party Insurance, General Liability, General Liability Defense, Indemnity, Insurance Adjuster Liability, Extra Contractual Insurance Claims, Extra Contractual Insurance Defense, Fidelity and Surety, Fidelity and Surety Bonds, Fire Insurance Defense, Fire Insurance, Fire Loss, Fire Insurance Subrogation, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists, Public Liability, Property Subrogation, Public Liability Defense, Reinsurance, Risk Management, Reinsurance Mediation, Reinsurance Defense, Reinsurance Arbitration, Self Insured Defense, Self Insured Law, Subrogation, Surety Bonds, Surety Defense, Surety Law, Unfair Insurance Practices, Uninsured and Underinsured, Malpractice, Motorists Arbitration, No Fault Auto Insurance Defense, No Fault Automobile Insurance, Life Insurance, Life and Health Insurance, life Insurance Defense, Loss Recovery, Property Insurance, Property Insurance Coverage, Property Insurance Defense, Property Loss, Property Damage Defense, Property Damage, Personal Liability, Personal Liability Defense, Insurance Litigation, Insurance Investigations, Insurance Insolvency, Insurance Guaranty Association Law, Insurance Mediation, Insurance Mergers and Acquisitions, Insurance Pooling Arrangements, Insurance Premium Fraud, International Insurance, Insurance Trusts, Insurance Rehabilitation and Liquidation, Insurance Regulation, Insurance Rate Regulation, Insurance Products, Insurance Receivership, Insurance Recovery
Litigation Defense Litigation, Diet Drug Litigation, Dalkon Shield Litigation, Complex Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Automotive Design Liability, Automotive Products Liability, Automotive Warranty Law, Automotive Restraints, Bicycle Products Liability, Biomedical Products Liability, Blood Bank Liability, Breach of Warranty, Chemical Explosions, Breast Implant Litigation, Chemical Products Liability, Civil Litigation, Class Action Defense, Class Action Prosecution, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Airbag Injury, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Automotive Crashworthiness, Trial Practice, Tobacco Litigation, U.S. Supreme Court Litigation, Vaccine Injury, Products Liability Subrogation, Products Liability Mediation, Propane Products Liability, Recreational Products Liability, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, Seat Belt Injury, Tire Defect Litigation, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Federal Civil Litigation, Explosions, Environmental Products Liability, Escalator Liability, Drug Contamination, E-Discovery, Engineering Products Liability, Elevator Liability, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Heart Device Litigation, Food Products Liability, Gas Explosions, Food Borne Disease, Flammable Fabrics, Firearms Litigation, Federal Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Office Equipment Products Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Manufacturers Liability, Lemon Law, Long-Arm Litigation, Industrial Products Liability, International litigation, Product Defects, Product Failure, Product Safety, Product Recall, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Products Liability Arbitration, Product Warning Labels, Warranty Law, Vehicle Rollovers, Welding Products Liability
Libel, Slander and Defamation Defamation, Libel and Slander, Libel Defense, Media Libel
Medical Malpractice Birth Trauma, Chiropractors Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Dental Malpractice Defense, Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice, Dental Malpractice, Nursing Negligence, Obstetric Malpractice, Nursing Liability, Nursing Malpractice, Mental health Professionals Malpractice, Medication Errors, Medical Liability, Gynecology Malpractice, Medical Disciplinary Proceedings, Medical-Legal Law, Medical Malpractice Defense, Medical negligence, Surgeons Liability, Wrong Site Surgery, Psychiatric Malpractice, Podiatric Malpractice, Psychotherapy Law, Psychology Malpractice, Pediatric Malpractice, Orthopedic Malpractice, Optometric Malpractice, Oncology Law, Physicians Professional Liability, Pharmacists Liability, Physicians Risk Management, Physicians Rights
Personal Injury Accidents, Animal Attacks, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Wrongful Death, Workplace Injury, Whiplash, Third Party Wrongful Death, Subway Accidents, Product Liability, Personal Injury Appeals, Pedestrian Injuries, Neurolaw, Sexual Abuse, Severe Burns, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Dog Bites, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Head Injury, Electrical Injury, Motorcycle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
Premises Liability Inadequate Security, Negligent Security, Premises Liability Defense, Private Security Litigation, Premises Security


  • Arizona (Active)

Law School

  • U of Arizona

  • Last Updated: January 16, 2021
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  • Prescott, Arizona, Yavapai County
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: Yes

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