Mark L. Hardy

Mark Hardy recently dissoved his partnership of 9 years with Greenfield Hardy to open his own office as a "solo" practitioner working in association with the Van Dyke Law Group- out of Truckee, California - and, with The Law Offices of Paul Hamilton out of Reno, Nevada. The new venture gives Mr. Hardy the freedom to advocate for clients in California and in Nevada - both in federal and state courts in civil litigation involving multi million dollar claims against large homebuilders in the areas of Anti-Trust, Construction Defect, Products Liability, and Real Property.

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

Paul F. Hamilton

Practice areas: Civil Litigation, Labor and Employment, Negligence, Wrongful Death, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage, Legal Malpractice

Law School: Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, J.D.

Member: Washoe County Bar Association (President, 1984-1985), State Bar of California; State Bar of Nevada (Member, Civil and Appellate Practice Committee, 1973-1976, 1987-1989), Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California (Director, 1992-1994), Association of Defense Counsel of Nevada, Defense Research Institute (Professional Liability Committee), International Association of Defense Counsel.

Biography: Phi Delta Phi. Washoe County District Attorney's Office, 1967-1970.