Why Hardin Law Group?
the Hardin Law Group Difference
loyalty • courage • tenacity • integrity
What sets Peter Hardin apart as an effective advocate and successful defense attorney is his experience and expertise. Because he understands through first-hand experience how law enforcement officers and government attorneys identify and investigate crime, make charging decisions, and prosecute their targets, he can create a precise in-depth defense plan, effectively advise his clients, and zealously protect their liberty and interests.
Peter served as a prosecutor for over a decade in the U.S. Marine Corps, the District Attorney’s Office in Orange County, California, and the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles. He led and participated in hundreds of grand jury proceedings and investigations into offenses involving driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, sexual assault, domestic violence, theft, illegal weapons, illegal narcotics, corruption, tax fraud, identity theft, illegal immigration, and financial fraud.
Transitioning into private practice, Mr. Hardin served clients at two of the nation’s premiere boutique litigation law firms, where he became an experienced defense attorney and further honed his written and oral advocacy skills. No stranger to the courtroom, Mr. Hardin has tried over twenty cases before juries and judges in military, state, and federal courts. Mr. Hardin, a combat veteran, served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, attaining the rank of Captain, and deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan, with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Mr. Hardin was born and raised imbued with the core values of loyalty, courage, tenacity, and integrity. These core values have guided Mr. Hardin’s every step throughout his life and career. In Mr. Hardin, you will find “no better friend, no worse enemy,” an impassioned advocate loyal to you and zealous in pursuit of your rights and freedom. You will find a partner with the courage to stand up to the powerful forces that threaten your way of life–your very liberty–and to do what is right, not simply what is easy. You will find a tireless fighter tenacious in pursuit of your goals and freedom. Through it all, you will find a man of integrity who will candidly advise you with straightforward talk, not simply tell you what you want to hear or make undeliverable promises. These are the qualities that make Mr. Hardin, along with his experience and expertise, a warrior-advocate.
What People Say About Us
However, above all these critical skills and attributes, is Peter's compassion -- he genuinely cares about his clients. During the time he represented me, Peter regularly made it a point to ask how both me and my family were doing. He understands that the attorney-client relationship is not transactional, but relational. He has an unwavering commitment to not only zealously represent his clients, but to also care for them as human beings. I am privileged to have worked with Peter. He truly is an exceptional attorney and person.”
I remember well my reading of the final draft of the complaint Peter prepared for filing, and my surprise at how tightly the timelines as well as my thoughts and feelings on the matter had been represented by someone else. The fact that small details of my experiences found their way into a complicated document, with relevance and context, confirmed for me that Peter was putting himself on my team, and cared about the outcome as much as I did. He has earned my highest recommendation and endorsement.”
Based on my own experience and his track record of success in sensitive and high stakes matters, I wholeheartedly recommend Peter to anyone looking for strong, intelligent, and effective representation. ”
I am glad to have met Peter and I am sure he will represent all his clients with genuine sincerity, vigor and understanding for their rights and freedoms. I not only will continue to have Peter represent me in the future, I will be recommending Peter to others in need. He will fight for you and be your most valuable and trusted asset.
Peter honed in on the available evidence in my favor, worked with an expert to extract further evidence, consulted with witnesses, and then organized everything and spoke with investigators and the prosecutor. He anticipated the information they wanted to know, got ahead of the issues, and prevented charges against me from ever even being filed! Peter was a life saver for me through this hardship and most incredibly stressful time. Throughout his representation of me he was always fully prepared, available, patient, and compassionate about the personal and professional circumstances and risks that I faced. He is my go-to guy for any and all potential criminal issues that arise for me, my family, employees, friends, and clients. Thank you Peter, truly.
How we can help you
We handle a wide range of matters, from simple state misdemeanors to complex federal felonies.