Jack Hardin has been engaged in the private practice of law in the Houston, Texas, area since May, 1975. Counsel for individuals, corporations, partnerships and other entities in connection with entity formation and operations, securities, federal and state taxation, real and personal property transactions, employee plans, experience appearing before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Texas Workforce Commission, Comptroller of Public Accounts and Internal Revenue Service, family law, estate planning and probate, commercial and contract negotiations and litigation. Has served as trial counsel in bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. Provides mediation services by the agreement of parties or pursuant to court appointments in civil litigation, including business, commercial, and probate disputes.
Admitted to practice in all Texas courts, United States Tax Court, United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (also a federally Listed Alternative Dispute Resolution Provider), United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit, and a licensed Texas real estate broker.
B.A. - Rice University, 1972, President's Honor Roll; J.D. - University of Houston, 1975, Order of the Barons Honor Society, Advocates Honor Moot Court Society, Order of the Barristers Honor Moot Court Society. Dispute Resolution Training - 40 hrs basic mediation training, 24 hrs family mediation training, 3 hrs advanced domestic abuse mediation training. Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas, member of the ADR Sections of the State Bar of Texas and Houston Bar Association. HBA appointed member of the Board of Trustees of the Houston Lawyer Referral Service 2006-2014.