Mark L. Hardy

Mr. Hardy established his practice based on pier recommendation to act as Mediator/Special Master and mediation consultant. His emphasis is in Alternative Dispute Resolution and includes: dispute resolution, binding arbitrations, and work as Special Master and Discovery Referee. His practice focuses in the areas of Construction Defect, Contract, and Real Property. But, the practice is open to all aspects of Civil Litigation from simple to complex including: Medical Malpractice; Toxic Torts; Environmental; and, Products Liability. In addition to his practice. Mr. Hardy is also striving to encourage efforts at an online resolution practice. He was recently approved as an MCLE provider that is administered on-line and made available through counsel's participation in the non-binding judicial arbitration process as mandated by the Superior Courts.

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mr. Hardy graduated from the University of Utah where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication – Journalism in 1979. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, he earned a minor degree in French and Tahitian from his 2-year experience living in French Polynesia. Also, while attending the U. of U., he earned a place on the football team and served a Communications- internship with the Salt Lake Office of Senator Orrin Hatch.

Following a successful first career as the managing employee for a local real estate developer and home builder in Salt Lake, Mr. Hardy moved to Sacramento to attend McGeorge School of Law in the evening while he worked as a Contract Administrator for IBM to support his small family. He graduated, and passed the California State Bar in 1988. In 1995, he sat for and passed the Nevada State Bar. He has tried numerous cases including several involving construction defects to successful jury verdict in representing varied interests.

California Bar number: 137770 - Nevada Bar number: 5981