David G. Hardin
David G. Hardin serves as Co-Chair of Lindabury’s Wills, Trusts and Estates Group where he concentrates his practice in the areas of wills, trusts and estates. His professional practice focuses on advising individual and corporate clients with respect to estate and gift tax planning and estate administration.
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 has been a regular lecturer to professional groups.
David 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. In 2010, David was appointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey Division of Taxation Tax Director's Advisory Council, where he served for three years.
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.
J.D., Rutgers Law School - Newark, NJ , 1980
B.A., Williams College, 1977
New Jersey, 1980
New York, 1990
- The Best Lawyers in America©, Trusts & Estates (2005-2024);
Lawyer of the Year, Trusts & Estates - Newark (2014);
Lawyer of the Year, Trusts & Estates - Newark (2022);
Lawyer of the Year, Trusts & Estates - Newark (2024);
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- Super Lawyers©, Estate Planning & Probate Law (2006-2023);
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- Martindale-Hubbell (AV)
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Summit Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Chair, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, 1999-2000
The Florida Bar
American Bar Association