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Paul R. Hales Esq.

Paul R. Hales Esq.

Attorney in Private Practice
  • Business Law, Health Care Law
  • Missouri
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Paul Hales focuses on HIPAA Privacy and Security Law for Health Care Providers and Business Associates. He has been concentrating on HIPAA since 2003 when the HIPAA Privacy Rule became effective. He provided content for The HIPAA E-Tool®, a web-based HIPAA solution for small providers and business associated to comply with the new, strict HIPAA Omnibus Rule that became effective September, 2013. Hales graduated from Columbia University Law School after serving as a U. S. Army Infantry officer in Korea. His legal experience includes health, business, education and nonprofit law as well as complex litigation. Hales was appointed special counsel by the U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, in the St. Louis desegregation case, Liddell v. Board of Education, responsible for creating a new public school district focused on career education. As counsel to the St. Louis Area Regional Response System (STARRS), Hales oversaw legal organizational requirements for coordination of emergency response among hospitals, government and private agencies in the St. Louis region of Missouri and Illinois including protection of electronically transmitted health information. Hales served on a number of nonprofit, business and community boards and was Chair of the St. Louis Community College Foundation and Aid to Victims of Crime, receiving special recognition from a variety of organizations including the St. Louis Black Leadership Roundtable, St. Louis Jaycees and St. Louis Congregations Allied for Community Improvement.

Columbia Law School
J.D. (1973) | Law
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Professional Experience
Attorney in Private Practice
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Articles & Publications
The HIPAA E-Tool ®
City House L.C.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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8th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Free Consultation
    30 minute free initial review of case.
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fee arrangement in some types of cases.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Advanced Fee (Retainer) required in some cases. Fixed fee for certain matters. Hourly fees will be discussed with client.
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Health Care Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Business Law - Small & Mid-size Businesses
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
Paul R. Hales, Attorney At Law
3534 Washington Ave.
City House in Grand Center
St. Louis, MO 63103-1019
Telephone: (314) 534-3534
Fax: (314) 534-0444