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James Hacker

James Hacker

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP
  • Business Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury ...
  • New York
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Summary

Jim Hacker is a 1981 graduate of Hamilton College and a 1984 graduate of Albany Law School. He is a member of the Hamilton College Board of Trustees and is The Chair of the Albany Law Board of Trustees.

He is an elected Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The College is comprised of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada and membership is by invitation only. He is also an elected fellow of the International College of Trial Lawyers whose membership is limited to 500 US trial lawyers and membership is by invitation only.

Locally, he is the Past President of the Albany County Bar Association, Past President of the Albany County Bar Foundation and Past President of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association who honored him their Annual “Daniel H. Mahoney” Award in 2016.

He currently serves as a Regional Vice President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Academy and on the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society for Northeastern New York.

Mr. Hacker holds an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell and has been recognized as a “Best Lawyer in America” and “Super Lawyer” in both the fields of personal injury and commercial litigation. He has previously been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in both categories. He has lectured extensively for the New York State Bar Association, the Albany County Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Academy and the Capital District Trial Lawyers.

He is also an elected member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and has been appointed as a United States District Court Mediator. He has mediated and arbitrated over 750 cases in the last 15 years.

Mr. Hacker has tried over 100 cases to verdict and divides his practice between the areas of commercial litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury.
jhacker@joneshacker.com

Education
Albany Law School
J.D. (1985)
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP
- Current
Founding Partner
Hacker Murphy, LLP
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Awards
Top 10 Upstate New York
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyer of the Year Personal Injury
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyer of the Year Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers
AV Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Member
National Order of the Barristers
Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
Member
The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association  # 1961986
Past Member House of Delegates
Current
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Albany County Bar Association Board
President Elect
Current
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New York State Trial Lawyers Academy
Regional Vice President
Current
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Albany Law School, Board of Trustees
Vice Chairman
Current
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Capital District Trial Lawyers
Former President
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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National Propane Gas Defense Association
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Websites & Blogs
Website
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy – Albany Litigation, Tax Dispute, Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Lawyers
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E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy – Albany Litigation, Tax Dispute, Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Lawyers
Contact & Map
28 Second Street
Troy, NY 12180
Telephone: (518) 274-5820
Fax: (518) 274-5875