Tel: 415.453.0555

Hal Chase Jr.


Hal Chase Jr.
Of Counsel
T: 415.453.0555
hchase@vandelaw.com
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Hal Chase Jr. graduated from Western State University College of Law in 1980 and has continuously practiced law in California since that year. He is licensed to practice before all California state courts as well as all Federal Courts in the state, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Chase has spent years handling and litigating matters involving personal injury, complex product defects, construction defects, flood and earth movement actions, professional malpractice, contracts/coverage, and employment cases.

In his years of practice, Mr. Chase has been charged with overall case management including taking and defending depositions, expert workup and meetings, motion work, and settlement negotiations. He has successfully handled both jury trials and binding arbitrations numerous times throughout his career. Most recently, he began a trial in Los Angeles Superior Court in 2012 that eventually resolved. He has also argued before the California Courts of Appeal three times.

Mr. Chase has experience managing and organizing litigation caseloads as well as complex discovery. His case handling has resulted in very satisfactory outcomes for his clients in difficult liability situations. Mr. Chase continues to arbitrate and try matters when required.