Harold Hyams

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680 South Craycroft Road
Tucson, Arizona 85711

Education

J.D., Syracuse University

M.A., Georgetown University

B.A., University of Vermont

Admissions

State Bar of New York
State Bar of Arizona
Federal District Court of Arizona
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Unites States Supreme Court

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

U.S. Senate Staff - Senator Robert Kennedy

American Express Company - Assistant to General Counsel

Legal Aid Society of New York - Criminal Defense Drug Trial Attorney

Private Practice Arizona - Since 1974

Past Membership In Professional Associations

Who's Who in American Law
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
State Bar of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury & Wrongful Death (1991-2006)
Association of Trial Lawyers of America National College of Advocacy
Elected to American Board Trial Advocates
Past member of Arizona Commission on the Environment
Funding Sponsor Civil Justice Foundation

Author of Appeals Reversing State & Federal Court Decisions

USA v. Romero (9th Cir. Court of Appeals)[ 1,000 lbs. Of marijuana discovered in shed with the Defendant - Guilty at Trial - reversed on Appeal Defendant was freed and avoided deportation ]
Bennett v. Glock Gun Co.[ Product liability where judge gave erroneus jury instruction - Reversed on Appeal later resulting in favorable settlement ]
Beel v. Kindercare Learning Centers[ Trip and fall case where judge incorrectly dismissed the Case - Reversed on Appeal resulting in favorable settlement ]
Lindley v. Northwest Hospital[ Medical Malpractice where judge prevented Plaintiff's striking of biased Juror resulting in Reversal on Appeal & later favorable settlement ]
Andrews v. Fry's Food Stores of America[ Trip and fall case - Judge gave faulty jury instruction which violated the Law - Reversed on Appeal ]
Mason et. al. v. Eastside Place et.al.[ Judge dismissed 87 plaintiffs in 2006 involving 2001 mold case by incorrectly stating that mold is new and novel and only causes aggravation of asthma and improperly weighed the scientific evidence instead of allowing a jury to decide the case; Reversed on Appeal in 2009 and remanded for trial before a jury in 2011. Case is now pending for retrial. ]

Family

Married for 38 years with four adult children.

Son, President and CEO of Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, Phoenix.

Daughter, Speech Pathologist, Dallas.

Daughter, Director of Immigration Counsel to United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York.

Son, President Med Vibe Physical Training Technologies, Phoenix.