Supporting Our Member, Jim Hallett, in His Grief

Jim and Mary Ellen with two panda bear babies


Jim Hallett, a Board member of the Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association (LACFLA), lost his best friend and wife, Mary Ellen, on Wednesday, April 19.

From Jim:  “Mary Ellen died last night. Her advanced mantle cell lymphoma left her unable to survive a fairly routine fall early Tuesday morning. The resulting subdural hematoma was successfully removed, but the bleeding could not be stopped. I have been with her 24-7, literally (work and home), for 30 years. She was incredibly intense and loyal and took over my life totally and completely. I have no clue how I live without her.”

Mary Ellen’s service took place on April 24, 2017.  The family is requesting in lieu of flowers that donations be sent to Race to Erase MS.  []

Jim is a dedicated attorney and is devoted to the growth of consensual dispute resolution.  We wish to show Jim our love and support at this difficult time.


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