Jason M. Hatfield
Jason M. Hatfield attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and obtained a Bachelor of Science pre-medicine degree in Microbiology in 1991. In 1992, he began working on his Master of Science degree in Food Science and completed his Master's Thesis in 1994. The research he performed while obtaining his degree was later published in the Journal of Food Quality, titled Minimizing Color Degradation in Blush Wines. He began law school while finishing his Master's Thesis and graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 1997.
Jason has participated in hundreds of depositions and bench trials. He has tried numerous cases to jury in Arkansas Circuit Courts and Federal Courts, and argued his jury verdict inBoudreau v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., at the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, 249 F.3d 715 (2001). He has successfully reversed trial court rulings in three separate reported cases at the Arkansas Supreme Court and the Arkansas Court of Appeals. Those cases are reported as Green v. Alpharma, Inc., 373 Ark. 378 (2008); Bohannon v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 102 Ark. App. 37 (2008); Barrett v. C.L. Swanson Corp., 2010 Ark. App. 91 (2010). The Arkansas Court of Appeals affirmed rulings in favor of his clients in Kitchen Distributors v. Greenlee, 2011 Ark. App. 741 (2011), American Eagle Airlines and Specialty Risk Services v. Don Berndt, 2013 Ark. App. 230 (2013) and Mercy Hospital v. Hendley, 2015 Ark. App. 527 (2015).
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