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I have 20 years of experience litigating cases for the residents of Northwest Arkansas.Selected among American's Top 100 Litigators in 2018. I will help get the compensation you deserve.Not being able to work due to an injury or disability can be frightening. My law office can help!Recognized by Best Lawyers as one of the best workers' compensation Lawyers in America.Every person who walks through our door is important to us. We can help. Give us a call!Every person who walks through our door is important to us. We can help. Give us a call!Selected among American's Top 100 Litigators in 2018. I will help get the compensation you deserve.Every person who walks through our door is important to us. We can help. Give us a call!Every person who walks through our door is important to us. We can help. Give us a call!Selected among American's Top 100 Litigators in 2018. I will help get the compensation you deserve.Selected among American's Top 100 Litigators in 2018. I will help get the compensation you deserve.Selected among American's Top 100 Litigators in 2018. I will help get the compensation you deserve.
Jason M. Hatfield attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and obtained a Bachelor of Science pre-medicine degree in Microbiology in 1991, a Master of Science degree in 1994, and his law degree in 1997.
He has tried numerous cases to jury in Arkansas Circuit Courts and Federal Courts, and argued his jury verdict in Boudreau v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., at the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, 249 F.3d 715 (2001). He has successfully reversed trial court rulings in three separate reported cases at the Arkansas Supreme Court and the Arkansas Court of Appeals. Those cases are reported as Green v. Alpharma, Inc., 373 Ark. 378 (2008); Bohannon v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 102 Ark. App. 37 (2008); Barrett v. C.L. Swanson Corp., 2010 Ark. App. 91 (2010). Jason recently prevailed at the Arkansas Court of Appeals, winning permanent total disability benefits for his client in American Eagle Airlines and Specialty Risk Services v. Don Berndt, CA12-1024 (Opinion delivered April 10, 2013). One of his opening statements was quoted by New York Times bestselling author David Kirby in his book, Animal Factory.
In 2013, Jason opened his own law firm, Jason M. Hatfield, P.A. Jason continues to focus his law practice in the areas of personal injury, tractor-trailer wrecks, car accidents, wrongful death cases, workers compensation, and social security disability.
Jason is a member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association and is serving a fifth term on the Board of Governors. He currently serves on the Legislative Committee and is a member of the Golden Gavel Club. He has been a Champion of Justice for ten consecutive years and received the President's Award in 2008 in recognition of his outstanding service and dedication to the Arkansas Trial Lawyers' Association. Jason served as President of the Washington County Bar Association in 2012, and is currently a member of the Arkansas Bar Association’s House of Delegates.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyer in Arkansas||Best Lawyers in America||2018|
|Top 100 High Stakes Litigators||America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators||2018|
|Best Workers' Compensation Lawyer in America||Best Lawyers in America||2018|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2018|
|Super Lawyer for 5 years||Super Lawyers Magazine||2018|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Preeminent 5.0 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|President's Award||Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association||2008|
|Litigation Attorney||Law Office of Jason M. Hatfield, PA||2012 - Present|
|Litigation Attorney||Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South||2007 - 2012|
|Litigation Attorney||Niblock Law Firm||1997 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Governors||2013 - Present|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association||Legislative Committee Member||2004 - Present|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association||Golden Gavel Club Member||2004 - Present|
|Arkansas Bar Association||House of Delegates||2004 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2004 - Present|
|Benton County Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Washington County Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Arkansas Bar Association||President||2012 - 2012|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Listserv Committee||Chairman||2008 - 2008|
|Department of Food Science - University of Arkansas||MINIMIZING COLOR DEGRADATION IN BLUSH WINES||2007|
|University of Arkansas School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|University of Arkansas - Fayetteville||MS - Master of Science||1994|
|University of Arkansas - Fayetteville||BS - Bachelor of Science||1991|
|2017 Arkansas Congressional Session||Jason Hatfield Testifies at the Arkansas State Capitol||2017|
|Arkansas SHRM HR Conference and Expo||Civil Suits||2016|
|Boudreau v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.,||N/A|
Posted by Jo
A few years ago Jason handled my worker's compensation claim and, most recently, my husband's Social Security Disability case. In both instances, the outcome was positive and we could not have been more pleased with the service we received from Jason and his staff. Our concerns and questions were always quickly addressed and, while no one wants to go through these situations, our confidence in how professionally they were handled made the process go smoothly. We would not hesitate to use Jason in the future and would recommend him to anyone needing legal services.
Posted by anonymous
I wen't looking for a attorney who put family values first and i discovered Jason Matthew Hatfield. I appreciate him and his staff for being upfront and honesty about my case. If you understand how i do its hard to find people who are truthful about helping you better you situation. If you live in Arkansas & you need a Super Lawyer for your Workers Compensation Case I highly Recommend you hire Jason Matthew Hatfield . He has Old School Values New School Personality
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