Jim Hall founded the firm along with Mr. Barton in June of 1991. He has practiced law since 1984 and has established a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys in Western Missouri. Jim handles all types of traffic, DWI, misdemeanor and felony cases. He also is an accomplished civil trial lawyer focusing on personal injury cases. He has tried cases and helped clients recover damages suffered from medical malpractice, product liability, premises liability and auto accidents. He has been awarded Missouri Lawyers' Largest Reported Plaintiff Verdicts in 2014 with a verdict of 13.2 million. Jim handles cases in virtually any jurisdiction in Western Missouri. He currently serves as the City Prosecutor for the cities of Concordia, Lone Jack, Odessa, Wellington, and Corder, Missouri. He is the Municipal Judge in Warrensburg, Higginsville, Knob Noster, Lamonte, and Sweet Springs, Missouri.
Mr. Hall received his BS from CMSU in 1975 and his Juris Doctorate from UMKC in December 1983. He was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1984. He is a past president of the Eastern Jackson County Bar Association and the Missouri Municipal Prosecutor's Association. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and currently for board of the Eastern Jackson County Youth Court. He is member of the Eastern Jackson County Bar Association, Lafayette County Bar Association and the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judge's Association.
- Missouri, 1984
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1984
- U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1984
- U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
- University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri