James R. Hales
Jim has practiced law since 1985. Jim became a member of the Firm when he merged his practice with Alling & Jillson, Ltd. He graduated from Brigham Young University and then received his J.D. from J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU. Jim practices primarily in commercial and civil litigation; trusts and estates (both formation and litigation); contracts (both formation and litigation); guardianships (disputed and undisputed); and probate (including probate litigation). Jim’s community activities include Minden Rotary Club (President 2016-2017); Douglas County Community Council for Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada (2015-present); and Douglas County Chamber of Commerce. Previous community involvement includes AYSO (youth soccer coach and board member); Boy Scouts of America (Scoutmaster and varsity coach); and Little League baseball coach. Jim has an AV preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer rating of professional excellence obtainable.
- Civil & Commercial Litigation
- Estate, Business Succession & Charitable Planning;
Probate & Trust Administration
- Real Estate & Administrative
- Corporate Formation & Planning; Business Transactions
J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, J.D.
Brigham Young University, B.A.
State Bar of Nevada
Douglas County Bar Association
Washoe County Bar Association
Clovis, New Mexico