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James J. Hartnett Jr.

Trusts Attorney at Dallas, TX

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  • Licensed for 41 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1983
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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Hartnett Law Firm
2920 N. Pearl Street
Dallas, TX, 75201

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Hartnett Law Firm
  • 1983 - Present

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • Austin College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979

Sample of Legal Cases

  • In re Estate of Velma Lee Robinson, Deceased
  • Set aside probated Will, and probated Will favorable for client

Associations

  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2004 - Present
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1983 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1983 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts and Estate Section
  • Board Member
  • 1998 - 2000
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America - Trusts & Estates
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas - Trusts & Estates
  • D Magazine
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America - Trusts & Estates
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas - Trusts & Estates
  • D Magazine
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • 2008
  • “Top Notch” lawyer in Trusts and Estates
  • Texas Lawyer Magazine
  • 2007
  • “Go To” lawyer in Trusts and Estates
  • Texas Lawyer Magazine
  • 2003
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Speaking Engagements

  • Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts and Estate Section
  • Top Mistakes of Estate Planners in Potential Will/Trust Contest Scenarios
  • 2011
  • Texas Forum Group of Estate Planners
  • 10 Fiduciary Attitudes That Just Might Get You Sued
  • 2010
  • Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts and Estate Section
  • No Contest Provisions – Do They Really Work?
  • 2009
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association
  • The Forfeiture Clause: Contest Killer or Paper Tiger?
  • 2008
  • 23rd Annual Litigation Update
  • Fiduciary Duties & Liabilities – Case Law Update
  • 2007
  • n, Real Estate, Trust, and Probate Law Section
  • Top Ten Ways a Fiduciary Can Assure Him/Herself of Getting Sued
  • 2006
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (2)
Endorse James
Litigation Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Jim is an excellent attorney and advocate for his clients. Jim is also an accomplished trial attorney and has a very good presence before both judges and juries. I would highly recommend Jim to any potential client."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jim is an excellent probate and trust trial lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jim Hartnett is a superb trial lawyer in the trust, estate and fiduciary litigation area."
Probate Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"He is a top notch probate and trust litigator."
Probate Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jim is the finest probate and trust lawyer in the Southwest."

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Dallas Trusts Lawyer James J. Hartnett Jr.
James J. Hartnett Jr.
Trusts Attorney
Dallas, TX
Licensed for 41 years