Hearing before the Honorable James Martz

Peter Halle Lawsuit

Jason Halle v. Peter Halle

On February 15, 2012, before the Honorable James Martz there was a hearing on Defendant Peter Halle’s Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and Improper Venue, and Incorporated Memorandum of Law.

On February 21, 2012, Judge Martz signed an Order that stated, “The Court withholds ruling on Defendant’s Motion (Peter Halle) and grants a continuance for thirty (30) days during which time the parties may engage in discovery limited to the issues raised by the Motion and Plaintiff’s response (Jason Halle). By participating in this discovery, Defendant (Peter Halle) has not waived any of his defenses set forth in the Motion.

Within the thirty (30) day continuance period, Jason Halle may, as a matter of law, serve an amended complaint if he so chooses. See Rule 1.190(a) of the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.”

Complaint filed against Peter Halle, Jason Halle’s brother.

Complaint filed against

Peter Halle

Peter Edward Halle

Peter Edward Halle

On November 4, 2011, Jason Halle filed a Complaint against his brother Peter Halle in the Circuit Court of the 15th Judicial Circuit in and for Palm Beach County, Florida. The Complaint alleged, among other things, that Peter Halle an attorney at the law firm of Morgan Lewis in their Washington, D.C. office, breached his fiduciary duties, failed to give an accounting, waste, and gross breach of duty with regard to dealings with his brother concerning the Edward Halle Trust.

Peter Halle is the Trustee of the Edward Halle Trust.  This Complaint never had a responsive pleading. Their has never been a logical explanation of the Trustee’s behavior in this action.

Peter lives in Washington, DC with his wife Carolyn Lamm who works at the law firm of White & Case. She is a past President of the American Bar Association. They have two children.

The progress of this lawsuit can be followed by going to the Comptroller’s office website and then searching for the records using the case number: 2011cp005095