Hare Wynn’s Jim Pratt was installed as President Elect Designate of the Alabama State Bar on July 17, 2010. Mr. Pratt will serve in that role for the next twelve months before assuming the role of the President of the Alabama State Bar next year. His installation as chief executive in 2011 will mark the third time a Hare Wynn attorney will have served as president of the Alabama State Bar.
Mr. Pratt is a member of the exclusive Inner Circle of Advocates; a group limited to 100 attorneys nationwide, and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and theInternational Society of Barristers. Mr. Pratt was selected as one of the top 500 plaintiffs lawyers in the United States by Dragon Law, one of the Best Lawyers in America for 10 years, and designated a Super Lawyer in Alabama. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Law Institute, and the Alabama Law Foundation, and is a Diplomat of the National College of Advocacy.
Mr. Pratt has served as President of the Alabama Association for Justice and as chairman of the Products Liability Section, and as a member of the Board of Governors of the American Association of Justice. He is currently a member of the Board of Bar Commissioners for the State of Alabama and serves a member of a Disciplinary Panel for the Alabama State Bar.Mr.
Pratt has also been active as a faculty member in providing legal education to lawyers. He has served as a Faculty Member for the National College of Advocacy’s Basic and Advanced Courses as well as a Faculty Member for the American Association of Justice and Cumberland and Alabama Schools of Law in their Continuing Legal Education programs.