Preparatory Education: California Polytechnic State University (B.A. with honors, 1976, History)
Legal Education: University of Santa Clara (J.D., 1979)
Bar Admissions: California (1979); Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California, United States District Court; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; United States Supreme Court
Memberships: San Luis Obispo County Bar Association (President 1991); American Bar Association; Association of Northern Defense Counsel (Board of Directors (1999-2000, 2001-2003)); Consumer Attorneys of California; Defense Research Institute; and Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (Executive Committee)
Background: Born and raised in San Jose, California. In addition to his duties as the managing partner of Hall, Hieatt & Connely, LLP, Mr. Hall has an active civil litigation case load including insurance defense, professional malpractice, bad faith litigation, and employment practice law. He specializes in the representation of public entities, including the County of San Luis Obispo, cities within the County of San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority, California Polytechnic State University, and Self-Insured Schools of California, which includes school districts between San Miguel and Ventura. Mr. Hall has also been retained on numerous occasions by National Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Company to defend individual practitioners in chiropractic malpractice lawsuits. Mr. Hall is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.