James N. "Jim" Haltom

James N. "Jim" Haltom


Haltom & Doan

Recognized since 2008

Texarkana, Texas

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Commercial Litigation
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Jim Haltom is a partner with Haltom & Doan, practicing throughout the Southwest. His primary areas of litigation practice are product liability, complex commercial and business, class action, catastrophic personal injury, and pharmaceutical litigation. Jim has also practiced in federal courts throughout East Texas as an advocate for numerous clients in intellectual property matters, including Markman hearings. He has represented clients in telecommunication, medical devices, breast implant, drug and product liability litigation, as well as cases involving interference with business relations. Ford, Chrysler and General Motors are just a few clients from Jim’s long list of client representation. Over the years he has also represented the railroad and trucking industries.

Licensed to practice in Texas and Arkansas, he has tried or argued over 300 cases in state and federal courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th, 10th, and 11th Circuits. Along with his extensive trial and appellate experience, Jim has served for years as a litigant-selected and court-appointed mediator in state and federal courts.

Jim evokes a keen sense of trial awareness and preparedness from his vast trial experiences over the years. He offers guidance to attorneys throughout the firm and decisiveness to clients getting ready to try their case. His dedication to his practice has produced a law firm of attorneys that have repeat clients returning for a successful outcome.

Location

  • 6500 Summerhill Road, Suite 100
    Texarkana, TX 75503

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, State Bar of Texas
  • Arkansas, State Bar of Arkansas
  • Texas, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Texas, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Texas, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Texas, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Arkansas, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • Arkansas, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
  • United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
  • United States, U.S. Supreme Court
  • United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Affiliations

  • American Board Of Trial Advocates - Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Eastern District of Texas Bar Association - Member
  • Texarkana Bar Association - Member
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation - Life Fellow
  • Trial Attorneys of America - Member

Haltom & Doan
Headquarters: Texarkana, Texas

3 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

Best Law Firms Badge
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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Commercial Litigation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Commercial Litigation, Tyler (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Awards:

  • Texas Super Lawyers - Thomson Reuters (2004-2015)
  • Selected for The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Inc. (since 2008)
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Commercial Litigation, Tyler, TX - Woodward/White, Inc. (2014)

Board Certifications

Personal Injury Trial Law - Texas Board of Legal Specilization

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