James C. Hardin III Named to South Carolina's Legal Elite 2021 List

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that Resident Principal attorney, James C. (“Jim”) Hardin III has been selected for inclusion in South Carolina's Legal Elite 2021 list for Tax and Estate Planning.

Mr. Hardin will be spotlighted in the upcoming editions of Charleston Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and the Greenville Business Magazine. Legal Elite lists are determined solely by lawyers' votes from the Legal Elite nomination form online.

For over 40 years James C. (“Jim”) Hardin III has devoted his legal career to complex estate planning matters, including business succession, asset protection, probate, trust administration, charitable giving and service as an expert witness in trust and estate litigation matters.

Mr. Hardin is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law in both North and South Carolina.  He has been an elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) since 1986, serving as its South Carolina State Chair from 2001 to 2006.

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