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W Marc Hardesty

W Marc Hardesty

also known as Marc Hardesty, William Marc Hardesty

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About Me

As one of Jacksonville's most reputable law firms, our personal injury attorneys have established an outstanding record of success. Much of that success is due to the values that drive our firm: integrity, trust and excellence. Our Jacksonville personal injury lawyers have extensive trial experience and four of them are former state prosecutors.

No matter what legal challenges a client may encounter, Hardesty, Tyde, Green & Ashton, P.A. has the expertise and experience to meet their needs. Our attorneys provide comprehensive legal services in a broad range of areas. To learn more about the extensive and diverse nature of our services, contact us for more information at (904) 398-2212 or our website at: WWW.JAXLEGAL.COM

Our goal is to provide the highest quality legal services to our clients. We hope you find our site informative. We welcome the opportunity to talk with you and discuss how our personal injury attorneys may be of service.  Please see our website for more information:



or call (904) 398-2212


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Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    22 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    22 years
  3. Social Security: 25%
    22 years



Hourly ($350-400/hour), Contingent (10-40%), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info


4004 Atlantic Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL, 32207-2037


FLMember in Good Standing199009/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in JacksonvilleJacksonville Magazine2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Lawyers in AmericaUS News2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best Lawyers in Jacksonville904 Magazine2012
Best Places to Work in Northeast FloridaJacksonville Business Journal2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top Law Firms in Northeast Florida 2010Jacksonville Business Journal2010
AV Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2010
Patriot AwardUnited States Department of Defense2010
Patriot Award for Support of the Army National Guard and ReserveDepartment of Defense2010
AV Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2009
Who's Who WorldwideStrathmore's2009
Best Places to Work in Northeast FloridaJacksonville Business Journal2009
"Book of Lists" Top area Litigaton FirmsJacksonville Business Journal2009
AV Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2008
Jacksonville Business Journal "Book of Lists" Top Law FirmsJacksonville Business Journal2008
AV Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2007
Jacksonville Business Journal "Book of Lists" Top Law FirmsJacksonville Business Journal2007
AV Rated Attorney Martindale HubbellMartindale-Hubbell2006
Jacksonville Business Journal "Book of Lists" Top Law FirmsJacksonville Business Journal2006
Jacksonville Business Journal "Book of Lists" Top Law FirmsJacksonville Business Journal2005
Army Commendation Medal (4th award)United States Army2002
Multi Million Dollar AdvocatesMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2001
Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Army2000
Bronze Star MedalUnited States Army1992
ABA Moot Court Competition Team, Mercer UniversityAmercian Bar Association1988
Client Counseling Competition Southeast Regional Runner UpAmerican Bar Association, Law Student Division1987
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1977
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
President/ PartnerHARDESTY, TYDE, GREEN & ASHTON, P.A.1994 - Present
Judge Advocate General Corps, Lieutenant Colonel174th LSO, United States Army Reserves1996 - 2003
Adjunct Professor, Legal Studies InstituteUniversity of North Florida1992 - 1996
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office, Fourth Judicial Circuit1990 - 1994
Certified Legal InternState Attorney's Office1989 - 1990
Summer AssociateCorbin, Dickinson & Duvall, P.A.1987 - 1988
Unit ManagerThe Procter & Gamble Company1982 - 1986
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Jacksonville Public Library Board of TrusteesTrustee2013 - Present
Jacksonville Planning CommissionChairman2010 - 2011
Jacksonville Planning CommissionVice Chairman2009 - 2010
Florida Workers' AdvocatesAdvocate2009 - Present
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)Member2008 - Present
American LegionMember2008 - Present
St Johns RiverkeeperLegal Board Member2007 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationMilitary Affairs Committee2007 - Present
Jacksonville Planning CommissionCommissioner2006 - 2009
Jacksonville Bar AssociationChairman, Military Affairs Committee2006 - 2007
Florida Justice AssociationEagle Member2002 - 2009
Jacksonville Justice AssociationMember2000 - Present
Supreme Court of the United States of AmericaMember1999 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationJudicial Evaluation Committee1999 - 2002
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed ForcesMember1998 - Present
Jacksonville Bar Association, High School Advocacy TeamAdvisor1993 - 1994
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Supreme Court of FloridaMember1990 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember1990 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember1990 - Present
Student Bar Association, Mercer Univ. School of LawPresident1988 - 1989
Student Bar Association, Mercer Univ. School of Law2nd Year Representative1987 - 1988
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Confidential $4.5 Million Recovery for Client$4,500,000.00
Ayers v. Obi$2,035,000.00 Verdict for Plaintiff
United States v. SGT. Zorida GomezFull Aquittal in General Courts Martial
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Publication NameTitleDate
Jacksonville Lawyer MagazineThe River's Fab Four2007
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawN/AJuris Doctorate1989
Furman UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Community Leadership that Makes a DifferenceZoning and Land Use2009
Litigation Skills: A Short Course For Legal AssistantsEnhancing Your Interview Techniques2008
FCCJ Conference on Career FuturesOpportunities in Legal Studies2007
Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief ActDeployment Rights including reemployment rights, fair credit practices and protections of mobilized service members afforded under the SSCRA2003
Business RoundtableFlorida Workers Compensation2001