David G. Hardin
David Hardin concentrates his practice in the areas of wills, trusts and estates, corporate law and real estate law.
David G. Hardin concentrates his practice in the areas of wills, trusts and estates, corporate law and real estate law. His professional practice focuses on advising individual and corporate clients with respect to estate and gift tax planning and estate administration, acquisitions and sales of real estate, and the formation and operation of business enterprises.
David is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He served a term as Chair of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Prior to holding that position, he served as a Section Vice Chair for two years. As a Past Chair, David is a member of the Section’s Board of Consultors.
David served for several years as editor of the volumes of the New Jersey Practice Series on "Wills and Administration." He has published numerous professional articles, and is a regular lecturer to professional groups.
Since 2010, David has served as a member of the New Jersey Division of Taxation Tax Director's Advisory Council. He serves as a panel member in the Superior Court of New Jersey's Probate Early Settlement Program for Union County, and was involved on the State Bar Association Committee acting to review and modernize New Jersey laws involving probate and trust law, including the 2004 revisions to the New Jersey Probate Code.
Upon graduation from law school, David served as law secretary to the Honorable Reginald Stanton, J.S.C., then a judge of the Superior Court, Chancery Division, General Equity Part, sitting in Morristown, New Jersey.
David has been named as a Super Lawyer since 2006 in the area of Estate Planning & Probate Law. He has an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell and has been included on the list of Best Lawyers in America since 2005 in the area of Trusts & Estates. In 2014, he was selected as a "Lawyer of the Year"in the area of Trusts & Estates - Newark.
- J.D., Rutgers Law School - Newark, NJ , 1980
- B.A., Williams College, 1977cum laude
- Florida, 2010
- New Jersey, 1980
- New York, 1990
- Summit Bar Association President, 2014-2015
- New Jersey State Bar Association Chair, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, 1999-2000
- American Bar Association