Taylor Hale is a partner at the Hale Law Firm, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Representing clients throughout the state, he focuses his practice in the areas of maritime law and personal injury. His maritime practice involves represenation of injured Jones Act workers as well as cases arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. In his personal injury practice, Mr. Hale assists plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, 18 wheeler accidents, construction accidents, slips and falls, defective products and industrial accidents.
Before attending law school, Mr. Hale attended LSU and graduated from McNeese State University cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in business. He then went on to attend Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2008, graduating at the top of his class. While at Loyola, he was a Lemle & Kelleher, LLP scholarship recipient. Mr. Hale served on the Loyola Law Review as an articles editor. His law review article, A Critical Misdiagnosis: Re-Evaluating Louisiana's Medical Malpractice Act, 53 Loy. L. Rev. 463, Fall, 2007, was selected for publication.
After graduation from law school, Mr. Hale first worked for a prominent New Orleans insurance defense firm, gaining invaluable experience that he has since put to use in his representation of plaintiffs. Admitted to practice in Louisiana, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.
Mr. Hale was named a Louisiana Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2015 and 2016.
During his time as a plaintiff's attorney, Mr. Hale has been able to obtain significant successful outcomes for his clients, and as a result, he has been named to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a group in which membership is limited to attorneys who have won verdicts and settlements of at least $1 million. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the Louisiana Association for Justice, Louisiana State Bar Association, and the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association.
Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
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Admitted 2008, Louisiana
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Last Updated: 1/31/2017