Jason M. Hatfield
Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Springdale, ArkansasLaw Office of Jason M. Hatfield P.A.
Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Products Liability view more
Licensed in Arkansas since: 1997
Personal injury attorney Jason M. Hatfield focuses his practice on personal injury litigation, including motor vehicle and truck accidents, construction accidents, slip-and-fall cases, products liability, workers' compensation and Social Security Disability cases. He has participated in hundreds of depositions and bench trials, and he has extensive trial experience before state and federal courts in Arkansas.
In addition, Mr. Hatfield has successfully reversed trial court rulings in several reported cases before the Arkansas Court of Appeals, the Arkansas Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. He is a frequent lecturer for continuing legal education seminars on a variety of litigation topics, including courtroom technology, expert witnesses, workers' compensation, premises liability and truck accidents.
Mr. Hatfield began his career at the Niblock Law Firm in Fayetteville, where he gained experience in personal injury litigation, first-party insurance, workers' compensation and products liability cases. He holds a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and a Master of Science in food science, both from the University of Arkansas. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1997.
Mr. Hatfield is admitted to practice before Arkansas state courts, and he is highly involved in several legal organizations. He is a former president and active member of the Washington County Bar Association, and he is also a member of the American Association for Justice, the Arkansas Bar Association and the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. He has received numerous awards in recognition of his service to this latter organization, including the President's Award in 2008. He has served three terms on the organization's board of governors, and he currently serves on the legislative committee and is a member of the Golden Gavel Club.
Practice areasPersonal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
First Admitted: 1997, Arkansas
Professional Webpage: https://www.jhatfieldlaw.com/about/jason-m-hatfield/
- Board of Governors, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
- Member, American Association for Justice
- Legislative Committee Member, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
- President, Washington County Bar Association, 2012
- Member, Washington County Bar Association
- Chairman, Listserve Committee
- Member, Arkansas Bar Association
- Golden Gavel Club Member, Legislative Committee Member
- Voted by Peers to Serve a Fifth Term, Board of Governors, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
- President's Award, Recognition of his Outstanding Service and Dedication to the Arkansas Trial Lawyers' Association, 2008
- Boudreau v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, 249 F.3d 715, 2001
- Barrett v. C.L. Swanson Corp., 2010 Ark. App. 91, 2010
- Bohannon v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 102 Ark. App. 37, 2008
- Green v. Alpharma, Inc., 373 Ark. 378, 2008
- Specialty Risk Services v. Don Berndt, CA12-1024, Opinion Delivered April 10, 2013
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, B.S., in Microbiology, 1991
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, M.S., in Food Science, 1994
- Author, MINIMIZING COLOR DEGRADATION IN BLUSH WINES, Food Science, 2007
- Inducted to The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, 2020
- Special Guest Speaker -Arkansas SHRM Conference & ExpoAn employee gets hurt or even worse gets killed on the job. It is a terrible situation that hopefully you will never encounter as an employer. What does an attorney look for when they are deciding whether or not to sue the business? How can you protect yourself and the business? Hear from leading wrongful death attorney Sach Oliver and Worker’s Comp attorney Jason Hatfield as they reveal how they decide whether or not to litigate the case. Learn the steps you can take to ensure the safety of the employees and the business as a whole., 2016
- American Association For Justice
- Arkansas Bar Association
- Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
- Washington County Bar Association