Hon. Harlin DeWayne Hale (Ret.) Joins JAMS in Dallas

Harlin DeWayne Hale

DALLAS, TX—JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Hon. Harlin DeWayne Hale (Ret.) to its panel.

Judge Hale joins JAMS after serving on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas for almost 20 years, including a two-year term as chief judge. Prior to his time on the court, Judge Hale had a distinguished career in private practice in the areas of bankruptcy, banking, real estate and business/commercial work.
Based in the Dallas Resolution Center, Judge Hale will serve as an arbitrator, mediator, special master/referee and neutral evaluator, handling banking, bankruptcy, business/commercial, federal law, and real estate and real property disputes.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Hale served as regional partner in charge of the bankruptcy practice at Baker & McKenzie in Dallas, overseeing a range of matters involving complex chapter 11, health care insolvency and the bankruptcy of one of the country’s largest poultry producers.

He received his B.S. from Louisiana State University and his J.D. from Paul M. Hebert School of Law (LSU).


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