Jason M. Hatfield

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Springdale, AR

Law Office of Jason M. Hatfield P.A.
 | 1025 East Don Tyson Parkway, Springdale, AR 72764
Phone: 479-361-3575
Fax: 844-270-0741
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

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 Areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant (20%)
Criminal Defense (20%)
Family Law (20%)
Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)

Workers' Compensation (20%)

Criminal Defense (20%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Family Law (20%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Father's Rights

Personal Injury - Products (20%)

Personal Injury - General (20%): Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Father's Rights, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2018

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About Jason Hatfield

Admitted: 1997, Arkansas

Professional Webpage: www.jhatfieldlaw.com/About

Honors/Awards:

  • 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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Washington County Bar Association, 2012
  • Golden Gavel Club Member, Legislative Committee Member
  • Legislative Committee Member, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Washington County Bar Association
  • Chairman, Listserve Committee
  • Board of Governors, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Representative Clients:

  • Specialty Risk Services v. Don Berndt, CA12-1024, Opinion Delivered April 10, 2013
  • 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
  • Boudreau v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, 249 F.3d 715, 2001

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • 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

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Educational Background:

  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, B.S., in Microbiology, 1991
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, M.S., in Food Science, 1994

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Washington County Bar Association
Office Location for Jason M. Hatfield

1025 East Don Tyson Parkway
Springdale, AR 72764

Phone: 479-361-3575

Fax: 844-270-0741

 

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Last Updated: 11/5/2018

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