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Who We Are

Ethan O. Beattie, Esq.
Attorney at Law

Ethan Beattie founded Beattie Law Firm, PLLC in Durham, North Carolina in October 2008. A former associate with the Law Office of Orlando A. Gamarra in Arlington, Virginia, Ethan received his juris doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2006. While at William Mitchell, Ethan was a research assistant to Professor A. John Radsan and participated in the Rosalie Wahl Moot Court Competition. Ethan graduated cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2003 with a bachelor of arts in History. Prior to attending Virginia Commonwealth, Ethan served four years in the United States Navy.

William Mitchell College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006
Virginia Commonwealth University, BA History, Cum Laude, 2003

North Carolina State Bar, 2009

Minnesota Supreme Court, 2006

US District Court, Middle District of North Carolina 2013

US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 2007

US Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 2007

Supreme Court of North Carolina, Pro Bono Honor Society, 2019

US Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Gold Star

USS Thorn (DD988) Operations Department Jr. Sailor of the Quarter (1st Quarter 1999). 


American Immigration Lawyers Association

Orange County Bar Association, 2019 President


Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scouts Pack 825 Cubmaster

El Centro Hispano, Inc, Board of Directors 2010 - 2019

Friends of Bolin Creek, Inc, Treasurer 2013 - Present

Carrboro Greenways Commission, Chair 2016 - 2021

American Heart Association, Mission Committee 2012 - 2016



United States Navy, Information Systems Technician 1997 - 2001

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