James C. Hardin, III

James C. Hardin, III: Attorney with James C. Hardin III, PLLC


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American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 1986— present, South Carolina State Chair, 2001-2006; Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, 1987-present; Business North Carolina Magazine, 2005- 2006 Legal Elite; Top 100 North Carolina SuperLawyers, 2006. Co-Author: with S. Alan Medlin, "The SC Trust Code," SC Bar Publishers, 2006. Speaker: The SC Trust Code, SC Bar Seminar, June 2005; "The New SC Trust Code," SC Probate Bench Bar, 2005; "The Use of Revocable Trusts Under the New NC Trust Code," NC Bar Association Seminar, 2005; "The Section 643 Regulations," and "The NC Trust Code," NC Bar Association Seminar, July 2005; "Hot Topics: The New NC Principal and Income Act," NC Bar Association Seminar, September 2004; "Charitable Giving Techniques," SC Association of Planned Giving Administrators, February 2004; "Mapping the Plan," Estate Planning in SC, Vol. II, Chapter 3 (ed. Albert C. Todd III; SC Bar 2002); "Total Return Meets the Power to Adjust," SC Bar Association Seminar, August 2002; "Advanced Post-Mortem Estate Planning," NC Bar Association, Estate Planning Section Annual Meeting, July 2001; "The New Prudent Investor Act," SC Lawyer, Fall 2003; "Transfer of Real Estate at Death-Do Probate Code Changes Resolve the Issue?" SC Lawyer, January 2001. Certified Circuit Court Mediator. Member: Duke Estate Planning Council, Charlotte Estate Planning Council; Charlotte Estate Planning Luncheon Group. Board Member, Secretary, 1998—, York County Community Foundation; Board Chair, Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, SC, 1996; Board Chair, Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation, 1998-2000; Board Member, Secretary, 1988—, S.C. United Methodist Foundation.

(Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Business Successions
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Asset Protection
  • Taxation
  • Guardianship
  • Elder Law
  • Expert Witness
  • Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
704-944-4286  Phone
704-552-6332  Fax
University Attended:
Wofford College, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa; University of Virginia, M.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
Duke University, J.D., with distinction, 1974
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit; 1974, South Carolina; 1989, North Carolina
( Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law, North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization )
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Charlotte, North Carolina

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