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Attorney Profiles

Don T. Hase 
Arlington, Texas
Partner
phone (817) 860-5000
fax (817) 860-6645
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Don Hase received his law degree in 1981 from Texas Tech University School of Law and immediately joined the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office. During his time in the DA's office, he prosecuted cases in Felony, Misdemeanor and Juvenile courts. He also handled appeals in the Appellate Section of the DA's office. He was a senior felony prosecutor at the time he left the DA's office in 1987 and became a founding partner of Ball, Hase & Wisch, which in 1995 became Ball and Hase.

He is active in the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and was President in 1999. He is also a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Arlington Bar Association.

 

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Year Joined Organization:
1987
Areas of Practice:
Criminal Law
Drug Violations
DUI/DWI
Federal
Felonies
Criminal Fraud
Grand Jury Proceedings
Juvenile Crimes
Misdemeanor
Sex Offenses
White Collar Crimes
Parole & Probation
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certification/Specialties:
Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1986


Bar Admissions:
Texas, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
Education:
Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, 1981
Doctor of Jurisprudence


Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 1978
Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Political Science
Major:  Journalism


Representative Cases:
Burleson v. State, 646 S.W.2d 646 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 1983)
Phillips v. State, 651 S.W.2d 745 (Tex.Crim.App. 1983)
Laird v. State, 650 S.W.2d 198 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 1983)
Ray v. State, 649 S.W.2d 142 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 1983)
Anderson v. State, 649 S.W.2d 378 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 1983)
Strickland v. State, 649 S.W.2d 817 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 1983)
Mayo v. State, 971S.W.2d 464 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 1998)
Honors and Awards:
Robert O. Dawson Indigent Defense Distinguished Service Award, Recipient, 2007


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1999 - Present
Director


Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1998 - 1999
President


Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1997 - 1998
Executive Vice President


Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1996 - 1997
Secretary


Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1987 - Present
Member


Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1987 - Present
Member


Arlington Bar Association, 1987 - Present
Member


Tarrant County Bar Association, 1987 - Present
Member


Past Employment Positions:
Tarrant County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1981 - 1987


Fraternities/Sororities:
Phi Delta Phi