James R. Hatter has been trying cases for personal injury defendants for over 40 years in all courts of the greater metropolitan area. His area of expertise includes automobile cases, premises and condition matters, labor law claims and products liability cases. He has handled matters in both State and Federal Courts as well as Appellate arguments.

Mr. Hatter has maintained a close relationship with the Bar Association of Nassau County serving on both the Plaintiff and Defendant Roundtable committees as well as the Insurance Committee. He is also a trained mediator for the Grievance Committee and serves as a mediator for the Supreme Court , Nassau County.


From his extensive experience, he is able to evaluate a claim, early on, and provide the client with a clear picture of the future of the case and what they can expect.  Preparation is key for the successful prosecution of a case and from his early days as an officer in the U.S. Army, he learned that lesson and incorporated it into his handling of legal matters.