IMS Welcomes Two New Recruiters

Pensacola, Fla. –  IMS Consulting & Expert Services is proud to announce that Marie-Petra Adams and Tripp Hale have joined the IMS recruiting team.

As Recruiters, Adams and Hale will use their skills to recruit experts for complex commercial litigation projects. IMS Consulting & Expert Services is the premier expert witness search firm, connecting highly qualified experts with the attorneys who need them.

Marie-Petra Adams joins IMS Consulting & Expert Services with a wide breadth of recruiting, training and customer relations skills.  Her previous experience includes working as an independent business owner and sales director for a direct selling organization. She has nearly 15 years of business management experience in the Pensacola community.

As an energetic and enthusiastic leader, Marie will be able to find and vet best-of-class experts for high stakes litigation,” says CEO Mike Wein. “I am looking forward to seeing her recruiting skills at work.”

Tripp Hale has also spent most of his career working in the Florida panhandle.  Most recently, he was the Managing Partner at Active Investment Management in Pensacola. Previously, he held several positions with financial services, concrete manufacturing and environmental remediation firms.

“With a strong financial services background, Tripp will be an asset to our experts in that area,” says Director of Talent Acquisition Melinda Starbird. “We are happy to have him on our team.”

About IMS Consulting & Expert Services

IMS Consulting & Expert Services delivers consultative trial and expert services for the most influential global firms. For nearly thirty years, the company has been dedicated to helping clients tell clear and persuasive stories that educate jurors and decision-makers. Through more than 20,000 cases and well over 1,000 trials, attorneys have trusted IMS to equip them with the perspective and tools they need to help their clients succeed. With offices in New York, Dallas, Oakland, and Pensacola, the company provides persuasion strategy, expert witness, jury consulting, trial graphics, and trial presentation services. IMS has been recognized as an industry leader by several notable publications, receiving nine consecutive rankings on the Inc. 5000 list, standing in ten categories of The National Law Journal’s “Best Of 2021” awards, and positioning in the National Law Review’s prestigious “Go-To Thought Leader” awards for three consecutive years. More at

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