James R. Hales, Partner, was born in Clovis, New Mexico, April 20, 1959.
Admitted: 1986, Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1990, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1998, U.S. Supreme Court.
Education: Brigham Young University (B.A., 1983; J.D., cum laude, 1986).
Experience: Deputy Public Defender, Clark County, NV (1987-1989); Civil Litigation Practice (1989-Present).
Member: State Bar of Nevada; Douglas County Bar Association; Washoe County Bar Association.
Practice Areas: Probate; Probate Litigation; Trusts and Estates; Contested Trusts and Estates; Estate Administration; Estate Litigation; Estate Planning; Fiduciary Litigation; Real Estate Law; Contracts; Commercial Litigation; Guardianships; Corporate Law; Commercial Law; Personal Injury; Aged and Aging; Leases and Leasing; Partnership Law; Wills; Civil Law; Litigation.