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Jim Hartle


Jim Hartle grew up in Rochester, New York. He attended Brighton High School and went on to the University of Pittsburgh, where he earned his undergraduate degree in 2010. Jim graduating magna cum laude and earned degrees in both Politics & Philosophy and History. Three years later, he earned his law degree from the University of Texas Law School. During his time at University of Texas Law School, Jim served as Notes Editor on The Review of Litigation and worked on the Executive Committee of the Pro Bono in January Program. A very active student, Jim also served as Chairman of the Board of Advocates and as Student Attorney in the Criminal Defense Clinic. The time spent working in these organizations helped instill in Jim a passion for advocating for clients in high-stakes legal matters.

For 4 years, Jim Hartle worked at a major international law firm based in downtown Houston. While there, he honed his legal skills while working on a variety of million and billion dollar disputes. During his time as a lawyer, Jim has worked on a variety of cases, including complex commercial disputes, contract cases, business divorces, and fiduciary litigation. He has also worked with clients who have suffered from serious damages, including sports-related injuries.

In one of his most memorable cases, Jim represented a client who won millions after his business partners forced him to leave without fair compensation. The client, a doctor, found the experience extremely trying but was gratified to leave the past behind him and move forward.

Jim is proud to serve, not only as an outstanding and competent legal guide but as a compassionate support system for his clients. He understands the importance of concern for his fellow man, and he is a passionate advocate for the wrongfully injured.

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