Dale Haralson

Born in Colorado City, Texas, Dale Haralson began his law practice in 1963 after earning his B.B.A. from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, and his J.D. from the University of Arizona College of Law. Mr. Haralson currently focuses his practice on personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, insurance, and aviation and railroad litigation. He is certified as a Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the State Bar of Arizona and as a Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Haralson is admitted to practice in the state of Arizona; the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, Western District of Texas, District of Utah, District of Nevada; the U.S. Court of Appeals, 5 th Circuit, 9 th Circuit, 10 th Circuit; and the U.S. Supreme Court. As one of the most accomplished and experienced trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Haralson has also become a popular lecturer, having been invited to present lectures at both national and regional seminars.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Haralson is an active member of several prestigious professional organizations, within which he has frequently served in positions of responsibility. Mr. Haralson sat on the Board of Governors of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America for nearly 20 years, simultaneously holding the position of Vice-President from 1981 to 1982 and Treasurer from 1978 to 1981. He has also served as President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Parliamentarian of the Western Trial Lawyers Association, and continues to sit on the organization’s Board of Governors. Mr. Haralson has additionally served as President of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association (1969-1970); as founding co-chair and executive committee member of the ATLA Railroad Crossing Litigation Group; on the Board of Governors of the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (1987-1990); as Chairman of the Trial Practice Section of the Arizona State Bar Association (1971-1972); on the Arizona Supreme Court Committee for Arizona Uniform Jury Instructions (1973-1975); on the Special Committee of Medical Malpractice Panels (1976-1978); and on the University of Arizona, Law College Association, Board of Directors (1984-1987). In addition, Mr. Haralson is a member of the Pima County Bar Association, the California Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the American Bar Association. He is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society by invitation only based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation and superior ethical reputation. He is also a Fellow of both the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers, and has been listed in Southwest Super Lawyers.

On many occasions throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Haralson’s professional excellence has been formally recognized by his peers and by several highly regarded publications. He is a recipient of the Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, as well as a Special Recognition Award by the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel for epitomizing the highest standards of integrity and professionalism. He has been named in every edition of Best Lawyers in America, widely regarded as the most trustworthy and unbiased reference to preeminent lawyers in the United States. Mr. Haralson was also named the "Tucson Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigator of the Year" for 2009. In addition, he has been acknowledged in Town & Country; Who’s Who in American Law, 3rd Edition; Outstanding Young Men of America, 1973; Who’s Who in the West, 1973; and Who’s Who in the World. In 1983, Mr. Haralson was honored by Hardin-Simmons University with the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.

Aside from being one of Arizona’s most renowned lawyers, Mr. Haralson is a devoted family man. He and his wife, Betty, have two daughters and five granddaughters. In addition, Mr. Haralson always finds the time to contribute to the community, having been a member of the University of Arizona Arthritis Advisory Board and the Tucson General Hospital Trustees. He currently sits on the Arizona Board of Directors for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He also serves on the national Board of Trustees of FCA and the Board of Trustees of Hardin-Simmons University. In his free time, Mr. Haralson is a private pilot with single and multi-engine instrument rating. He also enjoys tennis, scuba, skiing, and doing ministry work with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Mr. Haralson is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell.

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