Jack R. Hales, Jr.

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Dallas, Texas

Hales & Sellers, PLLC
Jack R. Hales, Jr.
Hales & Sellers, PLLC

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2015

Education: Baylor University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024
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Hales & Sellers, PLLC

10440 N. Central Expy.
Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75231 Visit website


Jack R. Hales Jr., a partner at Hales & Sellers, PLLC, has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 2015. Avidly serving the residents of Dallas, Texas, he primarily focuses on estate planning and probate law matters. He represents executors, fiduciaries and beneficiaries in both uncontested and contested estate and trust cases. He also addresses concerns related to funeral home negligence, ensuring comprehensive and compassionate assistance to injured families. 

Mr. Hales is a board-certified attorney in estate planning and probate law, granted by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Before pursuing his legal career, he achieved certification as a Registered Tax Return Preparer, adding valuable skill to his practice.

Mr. Hales earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Texas A&M University in 2011. He continued his legal education at Baylor Law School and obtained his J.D. in 2015. While studying law, he was part of the Order of Barristers and represented his law school in various Moot Court Competitions, such as the National Moot Court Competition and the Sutherland Cup Moot Court Competition. He also won the champion title and was acknowledged as the top speaker in the Strasburger & Price Moot Court Competition. 

Throughout his professional journey, Mr. Hales has accumulated valuable experience by working with various Texas-based firms before assuming his current role at the present firm. Additionally, he holds membership in the State Bar of Texas – Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, the Dallas Bar Association, the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils and the Texas Young Lawyers Association. He is also a participant in the Dallas Probate Inn of Court and has been recognized as the 2022 South Trailblazer by The American Lawyer. 

Mr. Hales has received a "Good" rating on Avvo and has demonstrated a track record of successful outcomes, further validating his profound capabilities in the legal field. Furthermore, he is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration

  • 100% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 2015, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.halesandsellers.com/attorney/hales-jack-r-jr/

  • South Trailblazer, 2022, The American Lawyer
  • Rising Star, 2020 - 2021, Texas Super Lawyers
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas, 2015
  • Dallas Probate Inn of Court, Member, 2022 to Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present
Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., Major: History
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Certification - Estate Planning and Probate Law, 2020

Office location for Jack R. Hales, Jr.

10440 N. Central Expy.
Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 469-304-2819


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

Certificates and credentials

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Estate Planning and Probate Law

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