Michael E. Hale, Partner

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Michael E. Hale is a third generation San Francisco attorney and third generation alumni of the University of San Francisco School of Law. He also graduated with Honors from the University of California in Santa Barbara in 2001. While attending USF Law School, Mr. Hale received the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Real Estate (Sales) Transactions, was a Staff Member of the Intellectual Property Law Bulletin, General Member of the Business Law Association and a participant in the USF Intensive Advocacy Program.

Mr. Hale was admitted to the California State Bar in 2006 and is licensed to practice in all California State Courts as well as the United States District Court of Northern California. Mr. Hale has practiced as a plaintiff’s personal injury lawyer his entire career and has also worked with commercial tenants assisting with lease negotiations. In 2013 and 2014, Mr. Hale was honored with the designation of California Super Lawyer Rising Star. He also published an article in 2012 for Plaintiff magazine entitled, Sexual Torts and Vicarious Liability: Expanding Mary M. into the Private Sector.

State Bar of California

St. Francis HS in Mountain View

$1.2m settlement (medical malpractice)
$1.5m motor vehicle vs. ride share co.
$750k fall off roof while painting
$400k motor vehicle
$412.5k injured worker/ permanent wrist injury
$355k injured worker/ crushed foot
$250k motor vehicle
$500k motor vehicle
$400k motorcycle incident
$300k for minor assaulted by co-student at school
$346,774.16 fall at hospital (med mal)
$175k nursing home fall (med mal)
$250k passenger in motor vehicle
$275k under-insured motorists policy limits
$200k minor finger crush at daycare

Italian American Bar Association
Irish American Bar Association
Marin Trial Lawyers Association

Insurance License

Super Lawyer
Founding member of the Irish American Bar Association
Board Member of Marin Trial Lawyers Association